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  1. @MIDEM: How Peter Gelb Transformed The Met Opera

    January 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST Peter Gelb, GM of the Metropolitan Opera in New York, revealed details during the MidemNet conference in Cannes of the Met's success with cinecasting of live opera. The former president of Sony Classical joined the Met in 2005, admitting that ...

  2. Sony To Acquire Stake In DEAG Classics

    July 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment is to acquire a stake in the European classical music business of DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG. Effective July 7, Sony will acquire 49% of the capital of DEAG Classics AG (Berlin) for an undisclosed eight-figure euro amo ...

  3. Sony BMG Bows Masterworks Division

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG has announced that its classical music division will be called Sony BMG Masterworks. Led by president Gilbert Hetherwick, the new division comprises the RCA Red Seal, Sony Classical, Deutsche Sony BMG has announced that its classical musi ...

  4. Hetherwick To Head Sony BMG Classical

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG has named Gilbert Hetherwick as president of the classical division. Hetherwick, who has been VP/GM of BMG Classics since 2003, succeeds former Sony Classical president Peter Gelb, who in Oct Sony BMG has named Gilbert Hetherwick as presi ...

  5. Met Names Gelb As GM

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST The New York Metropolitan Opera, one of the world's leading opera companies, has chosen Peter Gelb to succeed Joseph Volpe as GM. The New York Metropolitan Opera, one of the world's leading opera companies, has chosen Peter Gelb to succe ...

  6. Sony's Gelb Named Met GM

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Exec will join opera company in August. Sony Classical president Peter Gelb has been named GM of the Metropolitan Opera in New York. He will replace Joseph Volpe, who is retiring. Gelb will join the Met on Aug. 1, 2005, and will work with Volpe du ...

  7. Universal Classics Makes Key Appointments

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT David Novik named senior A&R VP. David Novik has been named senior VP of A&R for Universal Classics Group. Based in New York, Novik will report to group chairman Chris Roberts. Novik most recently headed his own consulting and producti ...

  8. Sony Classical Signs Vanessa-Mae

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Classical crossover violinist Vanessa-Mae has signed an exclusive worldwide recording deal with Sony Classical. The 26-year-old is currently working on an album inspired by worldwide dance rhythms, pr Classical crossover violinist Vanessa-Mae has ...