A Grammy Award for Classical Music

Recording Engineer Barry Werger ’87 is among the 2020 Grammy award winners for Best Classical Compendium, The Poetry of Places. The album features works for solo piano, two, pianos, percussion, electronics, voice, and toy piano that have been inspired by exquisite architecture and places. The eight compositions each reference a different structure, including, among others, The American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, Louis Kahn’s National Assembly Building in Bangladesh, and Newgrange Ancient Temple in Ireland.