Grammy win has Dutch Metropole Orchestra feeling “enormously proud”
The Dutch Metropole Orchestra won a prestigious Grammy Award on Monday night. They won in the Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for their album Sylva, which they made with the American fusion band Snarky Puppy.
Peter Hunfeld, horn player in the orchestra, described it as a "super exciting" moment. He and some 30 other members of the orchestra watched the awards ceremony via a live stream in Hilversum.
"It was increadiby quiet, and when we heard it, it actually became quieter. Then the you erupted", he said to RTL Nieuws. "Everyone is enormously proud. It confirms that we belong in the international top. It is very special."
— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) February 15, 2016
Can't believe we have another one. Congrats to Jules Buckley & @MetropoleOrkest for bringing a Grammy back to the Netherlands!
— Snarky Puppy (@RealSnarkyPuppy) February 16, 2016
— Metropole Orkest (@MetropoleOrkest) February 15, 2016