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Metropole Orkest wins Grammy


Metropole Orkest sounds gong after winning Grammy

The album ‘Sylva’, created by Snarky Puppy and the Metropole Orkest has been awarded a Grammy in the category ‘Best Contemporary Instrumental Album’. This is the 2nd Grammy for Snarky Puppy and the 3rd Grammy for the Metropole Orkest. Chief conductor of the Metropole Orkest and co-creator of this album, Jules Buckley, gives this Grammy a special British touch. For this occasion they sound the gong at Beursplein 5.

 ‘Sylva’ was recorded in Dordrecht  in April 2014. The recording was mainly crowd funded by the audience.

Since its foundation in 1945 the Metropole Orkest has touched millions of hearts and has been distinguished with several awards, among which are an Oscar and multiple Grammy Awards. Renowned for its wide-ranging repertoire, the Metropole Orkest performs anything from pop and jazz to chansons, world music and film-scores.

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