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11.4.15

On Forbes: Shostakovich Unites Boston Symphony Orchestra And Deutsche Grammophon


Shostakovich Unites Boston Symphony Orchestra And Deutsche Grammophon


...The BSO started their own label, but that hasn't quite taken off yet. And now they are led by one of the most promising and coveted conductors of his generation, the third musketeer next to Dudamel and Nézet-Séguin… Andris Nelsons.

Mark Volpe, Managing Director Boston Symphony Orchestra, could not disclose the confidential financial terms of the Boston Symphony’s agreement with DG, but did mention in an e-mail “that it is a licensing agreement in which the BSO retains ownership and control of the master recordings and licenses them to DG for marketing and distribution.” He further commented...

Continue reading here, at Forbes.com

Andris Nelsons, photo (detail) courtesy Boston Symphony, © Marco-Borggreve

2 comments:

Martin said...

Good news indeed. But 'hep cat'?

jfl said...

Thanks for reading. Hep cat, indeed! No? :-)