Monday, December 12, 2011
Simon Rattle to leave EMI for Alia Vox?
Over the years I have both worked for and despaired at EMI, and have also praised the work of French independent label Zig-Zag Territoires. In classical music what goes around comes around and now comes the news that high profile EMI artists the Belcea Quartet are leaving the label to return to Zig-Zag Territoires where they cut their first CD. My prediction is that the next EMI departure will be Simon Rattle who will move to Alia Vox. Header image is the Zig-Zag Territoires Bach meets Coltrane disc which in 2008 I featured under the currently topical headline of Recommended for Coltrane loving Democrats.
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