Monday, October 16, 2017

Label in the Spotlight: Hänssler Classic / Profil

Hänssler Classic is an award-winning German classical and contemporary music label whose artists include violinist Christian Tetzlaff. PROFIL – Edition Gunter Hänssler was founded by Gunter Hänssler, the son of Hänssler Classic's founder. In 2015 the two labels came together under Profil Medien GmbH.

"Only a classical label with a clear image has a real chance of success in today’s classical market!" he says. "Today’s discerning lovers of classical music want originality and independence." To achieve this, he has an innovative, dynamic selection of artists recording high-quality repertoire, thereby ensuring their commitment to the label’s program.

Profil Medien GmbH is also the sponsor of Glissando episode 1.4 with special guest Boris Giltburg.

To hear a sampler of recent Hänssler Classic and Profil releases, access NML as usual, go to the Playlists section, and select the Label in the Spotlight folder under the Themed Playlists tab. You can also access it via the rotating banners. If you are on your institution's premises, you may also be able to access it if you CLICK HERE.

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