Warner Classics has this week announced the signing of violin virtuoso, VC Artist Augustin Hadelich to an exclusive recording contract.
A graduate of the Istituto Mascagni and The Juilliard School, Augustin was awarded 1st prize at the 2006 Indianapolis International Violin Competition - and was the recipient of the inaugural 2015 Warner Music Prize and 2018 Musical America ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’ accolade.
Augustin’s debut album with the label, set for release on January 12th next year, will feature all 24 Paganini Solo Caprices.
VC ARTIST AUGUSTIN HADELICH | PAGANINI | SOLO CAPRICE NO. 16 | WARNER CLASSICS
“I am thrilled to make my first recording for Warner Classics … I have dreamed of recording these caprices ever since I first worked on them as a child,” the 33 year old has The Violin Channel.
“Augustin’s sound is innately lush, expressive and recognizable … he is a self-reliant yet communicative artist who takes palpable pleasure in performing … these are unique qualities seldom found in a young violinist today - and Augustin has them all,” Warner Classics Executive Vice-President Jean-Philippe Rolland has said.
"We are delighted to embark on this journey with him,” he has said.