Anna Netrebko

  1. Deutsche Grammophon Moving To Berlin

    October 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Universal's classical label Deutsche Grammophon will move its headquarters from Hamburg to Berlin in summer 2011. The relocation to Berlin - the home of the parent company since 2002 - was announced today (Oct. 14) by Frank Briegmann, preside ...

  2. Met Opera Adds 300 Theaters To Its HD Broadcasts

    September 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The close-ups were so tight you could see a tear slowly trickling down the tenor's face - and that the soprano's fingernail polish didn't match the color on her toes, though she did nail the high C. It was a live performance of the ...

  3. Pope On Shortlist For Classical Brit Awards

    April 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pope Benedict, whose voice is featured on an album of music from the Vatican, is nominated for a Classical Brit Award. "Music From the Vatican (Alma Mater featuring the voice of Pope Benedict XVI)" (Polydor) is one of 10 records contesti ...

  4. UMCMP Inks Deal With First Classics

    July 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Classical Management and Productions (UMCMP), a company of Universal Music Group (UMG), has signed a long-term agreement with First Classics GmbH, a leading network of German classical music concert promoters. The partnership will ...

  5. Sony, DEAG Confirms Classical Tie-Up

    July 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment has concluded its acquisition of a 49 per cent stake in the German concert organizer DEAG Classics in Berlin. DEAG launched its DEAG Classics subsidiary in 2004. The company achieved double-digit growth rates in 2008 with ...

  6. Echo Klassik Awards Honors Placido Domingo

    June 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Tenor Placido Domingo is to receive the lifetime achievement award at the German Echo Klassik Awards 2009. The awards show is presented by the Deutsche Phono Akademie, the cultural institute of the German Music Industry Association (BVMI), on Oct. ...

  7. James Newton Howard Scores Double Nods At Classical BRITs

    April 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT James Newton Howard has been nominated at the Classical BRIT Awards for his work on the soundtracks to "I Am Legend" (Varese Sarabande/Colosseum Music) and, with Hans Zimmer, "The Dark Knight" (Warner). The conductor Sir Charle ...

  8. Universal Launches Classical Management Arm

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Universal Music Group will now manage classical artists and book concerts through its newly-launched unit, Universal Music Classical Artists Management and Productions. Headed by former IMG Artists senior VP Jeffrey Vanderveen in London, the n ...

  9. Kennedy No-Show For Classical BRITs

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT There was an audible hiss in London's Albert Hall as the announcer relayed the news that Nigel Kennedy would no longer be performing at the 2008 Classical BRITs. Those who didn't already know weren't told that he had quit the show d ...

  10. DEAG Acquires 75.1% Of Raymond Gubbay Ltd

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT DEAG Classics AG in Berlin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of German promoter Deutsche Entertainment AG, is extending its reach in the international classical music business through a deal to buy 75.1% in British classical music concert promoter Raymon ...

  11. German Biz Names Echo Klassiks Winners

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The German record industry has announced the winners of its annual classical awards, Echo Klassik, to be presented during a gala at the Philharmonie venue in Gasteig, near Munich, Oct. 21. The Echo Klassik award for the best-selling classical work ...

  12. Netrebko Extends Deal With Deutsche Grammophon

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Deutsche Grammophon has extended its exclusive recording relationship with the Russian soprano Anna Netrebko. Through the deal, unveiled today (Feb. 13), Netrebko is expected to undertake solo projects as well as record complete operas on CD, DVD ...

  13. Decca Pres Pilavachi Steps Aside

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Costa Pilavachi, the long-serving president of Decca Music Group, has left the role with immediate effect. Deutsche Grammophon executive Bogdan Roscic has been promoted to succeed Pilavachi as managin Costa Pilavachi, the long-serving president of ...