The Belgian Outhere Music group has announced the acquisition of the Dutch label Channel Classics, founded by Jared Sacks in 1990. With a catalogue of over 450 titles, Channel Classics’ long-term key artists include Rachel Podger, Ivan Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra, Ning Feng, Pieter Wispelwey, and other great interpreters. Ensembles include Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Ragazze Quartet, and Florilegium. Other soloists on the label are Rosanne Philippens, Dana Zemtsov, and Anna Fedorova.

« The integration into the Outhere Music group will enable Channel Classics to perpetuate its productions and reach new audiences, while benefiting from Outhere’s experienced support teams and market reach », Outhere says. Jared Sacks will continue to collaborate closely with Channel Classics to further develop the label and its unique spirit.

Outhere’s labels are Alpha, Ricercar, Phi, Arcana, Linn Records, Ramée, Outnote Records and Fuga Libera.

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