Austin choral group Conspirare has just won the Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance for “The Sacred Spirit of Russia,” the 2014 release on Harmonia Mundi.
The CD was recorded in 2013 at Austin’s at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church and features Christmas liturgical from the Russian Orthodox Church and featured basso profundo Glenn Miller as a soloist. Conspirare founder and artistic director Craig Hella Johnson conducted.
Johnson was in Los Angeles to accept the award.
It was the sixth time Conspirare has been nominated for a Grammy.