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 Contemporary classical music

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    Lied, Contemporary classical music, Baroque music

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    BIT20 Ensemble Contemporary classical music

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    David Campbell Classical music, Contemporary classical music

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    Alvarez Chamber Orchestra Contemporary classical music

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    musikFabrik Contemporary classical music

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    Duo Alterno Contemporary classical music

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    added by Lucid Aria Tesolin Contemporary Classical, Pop Classical, Top 40

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    New York City Master Chorale Contemporary classical music

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    Medieval music, New Age music, Jazz

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    Freddie White Folk music, Jazz, Contemporary classical music

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    Folk music, Contemporary classical music, Māori music

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    Matthew Odell Classical music, Contemporary classical music

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    Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

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    Alexandra du Bois Classical music, Contemporary classical music

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    Cardboard Citizens New Music Ensemble Contemporary classical music

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    Mario Marzi Contemporary classical music

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    Contemporary classical music, Minimal music, Film score

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    New Century Chamber Orchestra Classical music, Contemporary classical music

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    Peter Togni Jazz, Contemporary classical music

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    Accessible Contemporary Music Contemporary classical music

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    Nevsky String Quartet Contemporary classical music

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    Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Contemporary classical music

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    Classical Jazz Quartet Jazz fusion, Jazz, Contemporary classical music

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    The California E.A.R. Unit Contemporary classical music

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    Contemporary classical music

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    Opera, Contemporary classical music

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    Musical improvisation, Computer music, Experimental music

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    Ensemble 48 Contemporary classical music

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    Chicago Chorale Contemporary classical music

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    Los Angeles Electric 8 Classical music, Contemporary classical music, Post-rock

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    Musical theatre, Contemporary classical music

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    Indie, Musical improvisation, Electronic dance music

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    Jeffrey Ching Contemporary classical music

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    Amaryllis Chamber Ensemble Contemporary classical music

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    ELISION Ensemble Contemporary classical music

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    David Jaffe Contemporary classical music

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    Zeitgeist Contemporary classical music

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    Drone music, Contemporary classical music, Minimal music

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    Classical music, Contemporary classical music, Early music

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    Asko Ensemble Contemporary classical music

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    Grace Griffith Folk music, Contemporary classical music, Celtic music

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    Gareth Glyn Contemporary classical music

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    FLUX Quartet Contemporary classical music

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    Contemporary classical music

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    Ned McGowan Contemporary classical music

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    Jean-Pierre Robert Contemporary classical music

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    Ralph Zurmühle Classical music, Contemporary classical music

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    American Composers Orchestra Contemporary classical music

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