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David Frost (Producer)
David Frost is a music producer and pianist. The son of Thomas Frost , who won the 1986 Grammy for Classical Producer of the Year, he has won 2 Grammys for his work, most recently in 2005 for the same award as his father. He has worked with numerous labels, including RCA Red Seal , Sony Classical , London/Decca , Deutsche Grammophon and EMI Classics. As a staff producer at BMG Classics (RCA Red Seal) for nearly a decade, he collaborated with many of their most important artists André Previn, Sir Colin Davis, Leonard Slatkin, The Tokyo String Quartet , Janos Starker, Luciano Berio and the pianists Alicia de Larrocha , Evgeny Kissin, Rudolf Firkusny and Van Cliburn. He is also a guest faculty member of The Banff Centre
He was producer for Kathleen Battle's Sony Classical release "Grace", and Decca’s “Star Crossed Lovers” with Renée Fleming, Placido Domingo and Daniel Barenboim. He has produced operatic tracks for several film soundtracks, including A Midsummer Night’s Dream with soprano Renée Fleming, and The Man Who Cried with tenor Salvatore Licitra . He has collaborated with director, Baz Luhrmann, producing the Broadway Cast Album of Puccini’s La Boheme for Dreamworks Records.
- 2005 Grammy Award for Classical Producer of the Year for producing The Milken Archive
- 2000 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children for Listen to the Storyteller , which he co-produced with Steven Epstein
He was the producer for Alicia de Larrocha's RCA recording of Granados' Goyescas, which won both a Grammy and the Grand Prix du Disque. Source: David Frost, record producer.
- Official biography from his personal site, above
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