The Best Contemporary Classical Music Artists Bands/Musicians
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The Best Contemporary Classical Music Artists

Contemporary classical music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good contemporary classical music bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top contemporary classical music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Contemporary classical music groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all contemporary classical music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest contemporary classical music bands of all time, since the most famous contemporary classical music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best contemporary classical music music.

You can click on the contemporary classical music band names to see more information about that particular notable contemporary classical music group. If they're near the top of the best contemporary classical music artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top contemporary classical music bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the contemporary classical music band names themselves.

List items range from Billy Joel to John Williams. Make sure to downvote the worst teams/people, because they have it coming. What's the best item on this list? The Manhattan Transfer? Thomas Adès?

All important, significant and iconic names in contemporary classical music music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new contemporary classical music bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of contemporary classical music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into contemporary classical music music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good contemporary classical music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent contemporary classical music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best contemporary classical music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest contemporary classical music musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular contemporary classical music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Duo Gelland

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    BIT20 Ensemble

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    Alvarez Chamber Orchestra

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    David Campbell England

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    Duo Alterno Turin, Italy

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    musikFabrik

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    New York City Master Chorale New York City, New York, United States of America

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    Freddie White

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    Matthew Odell

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    Alexandra du Bois Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America

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    Cardboard Citizens New Music Ensemble

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    Mario Marzi

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    Nevsky String Quartet

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    New Century Chamber Orchestra

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    Peter Togni Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada

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    Ensemble 48

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    Classical Jazz Quartet

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    Accessible Contemporary Music

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    The California E.A.R. Unit

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    Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

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    Jeffrey Ching

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    ELISION Ensemble

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    Chicago Chorale

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    Amaryllis Chamber Ensemble

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    David Jaffe

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    Asko Ensemble

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    Grace Griffith

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    FLUX Quartet

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    Ned McGowan

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    Gareth Glyn

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