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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 4 Grammys for his work, most recently in 2005 and in 2009 for the same award as his father. In 2009 he also won a Grammy Award for best engineered album, classical, for "Traditions and Transformations: Sounds of Silk Road Chicago", with the Yo-Yo Ma, the Silk Road Ensemble and the Chicago Symphony. 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 such as André Previn, Sir Colin Davis, Leonard Slatkin, The Tokyo String Quartet, János Starker, Luciano Berio and the pianists Alicia de Larrocha, Evgeny Kissin, Rudolf Firkusny and Van Cliburn. He has also been 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, Plácido 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. He was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2007 for "Homage: The Age of the Diva" with Renée Fleming and Valery Gergiev and recently has produced recordings with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel, pianist Jonathan Biss and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Eroica Trio and guitarist Sharon Isbin.


  • 2009 Grammy Award for Classical producer of the Year
  • 2009 Grammy Award for Best engineered album, classical for Traditions and Transformations: Sounds of Silk Road Chicago
  • 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 Larocha's RCA recording of Granados' Goyescas, which won both a Grammy and the Grand Prix du Disque. Source: David Frost, record producer.

External links


  • Official biography from his personal site, above