Naxos of America Announces Partnership With Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Beginning on November 17, 2009 Naxos of America to Distribute CSO Resound
NASHVILLE, TN and CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - October 23, 2009) - On November 17, 2009, Naxos
of America will begin physical and digital distribution of the renowned
Chicago Symphony Orchestra's premiere record label CSO Resound.
The first recording will be a performance of Mahler Symphony No. 2
"Resurrection" featuring distinguished Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink, the
orchestra's principal conductor since 2006. Guest soloists include soprano
Miah Persson and mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn; the Chicago Symphony
Chorus is led by chorus director and conductor Duain Wolfe.
"With Naxos of America, we have aligned our own label, CSO Resound, with a
creative and aggressive sales partner," says Vanessa Moss, CSO Vice
President of Orchestra and Building Operations. "We look forward to working
with their talented sales and marketing team to reach more of our devoted
fans, and also to introduce new listeners to our catalogue of recorded
work, which captures the CSO's remarkable sound and extraordinary artistic
Jim Selby, Naxos' CEO, commented, "Naxos of America is delighted and
honored to be the distribution partner for CSO Resound, the record label of
the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and without question one of America's most
esteemed musical institutions. The label has recorded and released some
valuable documents of one of the world's greatest orchestras in repertoire
for which the CSO is ideally suited. We look forward to utilizing all of
our sales and marketing resources to make CSO Resound a label worthy of
this unique American musical treasure."
Launched in 2007 to significantly broaden the reach of the world-class
music making of the Orchestra, the CSO launched its in-house record label,
CSO Resound. All CSO Resound releases are selected from live recordings of
CSO concerts in Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, documenting and
extending a unique concert experience.
Contact Information: Contact:
Manager of Press and Media, Naxos of America
Director of Public Relations, Chicago Symphony Orchestra