The 2019 JUNO Award Nominations have been announced today, with Toronto’s Gryphon Trio heading the list of 2019 Classical Music Juno Award nominees over two categories as the music industry gets ready to celebrate its own at the awards ceremony scheduled for March 17.

The Solo/Chamber classical album of year nominees includes an eclectic list of both familiar names and rising young talent with Ottawa’s Angela Hewitt (also named in 2018)Andrew Wan & Charles Richard-Hamelin, violinist Blake Pouliot (who landed the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto’s 2018 Career Development Award) and pianist Hsin-I Huang, as well as Toronto’s Gryphon Trio (nominated for two awards)and Montréal piano virtuoso Marc-André Hamelin.