The 2021 GRAMMY Award for Best Opera Recording was awarded to Frederick Ballentine and the cast of Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess", a James Robinson production of the Metropolitan Opera.
Ballentine's Met debut portraying Sportin’ Life was called "excellent." and "mightly impressive" by the press. Frederick wowed the critics and the audience " with a vocal authority that made it sound as if he had commanded this huge stage for years".
Congratulations to Frederick and the whole cast on a well deserved award, for their stunning performance and this incredible achievement!