Per Hauber would be the new head of Sony Classical Worldwide, succeeding Bogdan Roscic, who’s off to Vienna to handle the Opera.
Hauber, 42, has been Bogdan’s self-effacing deputy.
No want to vary a failing formulation, then.
From the press launch:
Sony Music Leisure has promoted Mark Cavell and Per Hauber to steer the Firm’s Classical, Jazz, Broadway and non-traditional up to date music enterprise.
Based mostly in New York, Cavell will change into President of Sony Masterworks and Hauber will change into President of Sony Classical, primarily based in Berlin.
They may report back to Rob Stringer, Chairman, Sony Music Group and Kevin Kelleher, Chief Working Officer, Sony Music Leisure.
… Previous to this promotion, Hauber was Senior Vice President for Sony Classical Worldwide, the Firm’s Classical repertoire middle in Berlin since 2011.
He oversaw the repertoire middle’s A&R, Worldwide Advertising, Catalog and Product Improvement departments. Hauber has labored carefully with high Classical artists together with Jonas Kaufmann, Igor Levit and Teodor Currentzis.
He was instrumental in bringing to Sony Classical the New 12 months’s Day Live performance with the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra. He joined Sony Music Leisure from Common Music Germany, the place he was Director, working the advertising and marketing workforce for the Firm’s Classical releases from 2002-2011.
In making the announcement, Stringer mentioned: “I wish to thank Bogdan for main our Classical music enterprise for the final 10 years.
“He has been an amazing steward of our wealthy catalog and introduced in new artists to the Sony Music household. All of us want him nicely within the subsequent thrilling section of his profession on the Vienna State Opera.
“Mark and Per have a monitor report of success increasing our Masterworks and Classical division all over the world.
“Their understanding of the significance and evolving nature of the market underscores their dedication to sustaining Sony Music as a house to iconic and creating artists, music experiences, dwell leisure and stage soundtracks. I’m happy they are going to be on the helm of this subsequent chapter of the corporate.”