The last one was a farce, so let’s hope this one has more wind in his sails. Deal done this morning. You read it here first.
Internal memo: We are delighted to announce that Andreas Ottensamer, acclaimed clarinet virtuoso from Vienna, joins Mercury Classics for an exclusive recording partnership. Ottensamer’s albums will be released as Mercury Classics/Deutsche Grammophon co-brands. His debut album “Portraits – The Clarinet Album” is available for release in June. Andreas Ottensamer, 23, plays clarinet in the Berlin Philharmonic.