Organist Cameron Carpenter signs to Sony

Initial release to feature transcriptions of classical and modern music.

Pianist Igor Levit signs to Sony Classical

First album of Beethoven solo works due for release in 2013.

YouTube spoof sensations The Piano Guys sign to Sony

Sending up Star Wars, The Bourne Identity and Coldplay has landed the goofy duo a record deal.

Noise-Cancelling Headsets

Escape the hubbub and enjoy unadultered music wherever you go with a pair of these noise-cancelling cans

Micro Systems

Hi-fi technology has moved fast, and now versatile micro-systems have the latest streaming abilities too.

Liszt: My Piano Hero (Lang Lang, Vienna Phil/Gergiev)

Liszt not to be missed: Lang Lang more than lives up to the hype.

The Artist wins Oscar for Best Film Score

Silent film finds its voice in the modern age. Plus, see the complete list of Academy Award winners.

Cello duo pulls on Elton's heartstrings

How millions of YouTube hits and a phone call from Elton John rocketed two classically trained cellists to stardom.

Domingo signs exclusive contract with Sony

The opera legend embarks on his first exclusive collaboration with a label in 40 years.

LISZT: Sonata in B Minor; Piano Works (Khatia Buniatishvili)

Not since Argerich have we heard such a triumphant debut performance of the Liszt Sonata.

BRAHMS: Violin Sonatas (Jack Liebeck; Katya Apekisheva)

Jack gets to the heart of the sublime, sun-suffused beauty of these Romantic gems.

Eyre on the G string: film music for a heroine

British violinist Jack Liebeck brings a whole new level of brooding romanticism to the moors.

VIRTUOSO: Music by Tartini, JS Bach, Wieniawski, Franck (violin: Ray Chen; piano: Noreen Polera)

A fine debut from Australian-Chinese violinist Ray Chen.

The Emerson String Quartet, Leif Ove Andsnes sign to Sony

Sony Classical lures major artists away from EMI Classics and Deutsche Grammophon in two surprise signings.

Sony Classical partners with the Metropolitan Opera

Four CD sets and four DVDs of Met productions to be released in February.
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