EMI Classics

  1. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Lends Itself To Classical Album

    August 09, 2012 6:50 PM EDT There's no film version yet, but "50 Shades of Grey" - the S&M romance trilogy that has titillated the nation, and is Nos. 1, 2 and 3 on the New York Times Best Seller list - is getting a soundtrack. "Fifty Shades of Grey: ...

  2. Pilavachi Out At EMI Classics

    September 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Costa Pilavachi has stepped down as president of EMI Classics, with immediate effect. His is the latest high-profile departure during the restructuring of EMI Music. Until a successor is found, London-based Pat O'Driscoll, currently EMI Music ...

  3. Boosey, EMI Classics Strike Masters Pact

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Classical music publisher Boosey & Hawkes has struck a worldwide deal to represent EMI Classics' master recordings for synchronisation. Through the new arrangement, unveiled today, Boosey & Hawkes will be in a position to offer an &qu ...

  4. EMI Promotions For Leonard, Unger-Hamilton

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Guy Hands' radical transformation of EMI continues to reverberate within the U.K. company. The latest twist to the ongoing saga sees promotions for top A&R-oriented executives Miles Leonard and Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, while Mark Collen and ...

  5. EMI Classics Sign Teen Marvelly

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Classics has signed New Zealand soprano Elizabeth Marvelly to an exclusive recording deal. The 18-year-old's self-titled debut EMI Classics CD opened at No. 8 on the New Zealand albums chart earlier this month, and went gold in five days ...

  6. Virgin, EMI Classics Vet Lanceron Adds Stripes

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Classics president Costa Pilavachi has reorganized the label's executive structure, less than a year after joining the firm from Decca Music Group. Company veteran Alain Lanceron, president of Virgin Classics and director of EMI Classics ...

  7. Pilavachi Confirmed As EMI Classics Pres

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As anticipated, former Decca Music Group president Costa Pilavachi has been tapped to helm EMI Classics. The appointment, announced today by EMI (May 31), was tipped in Billboard.biz. As anticipated, former Decca Music Group president Costa Pilava ...

  8. EMI, Naxos Settle Suit

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deal resolves issues over classical recordings. EMI and its Capitol label settled their U.S. copyright infringement lawsuit against Naxos of America. The deal resolves issues over classical recordings that fell into the public domain in the United ...

  9. NY Court Recognizes Common Law Copyright In Sound Recordings

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Record labels may stop other companies from releasing their pre-1972 recordings in New York without permission, an appellate court held April 5. As a result, Capitol Records may continue with a copyri NEW YORK -- Record labels may stop other compa ...

  10. Capitol Can Go Forward With Case Vs. Naxos

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Record labels may stop other companies from releasing their pre-1972 recordings in New York without permission, an appellate court held yesterday (April 5). Record labels may stop other companies from releasing their pre-1972 recordings in New Yor ...