Universal Music Group Acquires Classical Label Hyperion
Written by Mere Moto on March 15, 2023
Universal Music have just added to their portfolio in acquiring British classical indie label Hyperion.
Hyperion is a 43-year-old label — which is home to artists like Marc-André Hamelin, Angela Hewitt and Stephen Osborne and represents a catalog of 2,5000 recordings, some of which date back to the 12th century — will operate as a standalone label within Universal Music U.K.
“I’m thrilled to bring Hyperion to Universal Music Group, a company that shares Hyperion’s commitment to bringing the most distinctive and brilliant musicians to as wide a public as possible,” says UMG.