UBC alumni win at the 2019 Juno Awards

James Parker

James Parker

Congratulations to pianist James Parker (BMus’85) and baritone Tyler Duncan (BMus’98) for their wins at the 2019 Juno Awards!

With his group the Gryphon Trio, Parker won the 2019 Juno Award for Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber for their album The End of Flowers: Works by Clarke and Ravel (Analekta). The Gryphon Trio were also nominated in the Classical Album: Large Ensemble category, for their collaboration with the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra on Into the Wonder.

Duncan (BMus’98) appeared as a soloist on the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s Vaughan Williams: Piano Concerto; Oboe Concerto; Serenade to Music; Flos Campi (Chandos), which won the Juno Award for Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble. The album was earlier nominated for a Grammy Award.

The awards were held in London, Ontario on March 17th, 2019 and hosted by Sarah MacLachlan.