One of the most prestigious names in global classical music since its foundation in 1898, Deutsche Grammophon has always stood for the highest standards of artistry and sound quality. Home to the greatest artists of all time, the famous yellow label is a beacon to which music lovers all over the world look for outstanding recordings and interpretations.
Deutsche Grammophon’s current artist roster includes some of the most distinguished artists in classical music, such as Anne-Sophie Mutter, Anna Netrebko, Martha Argerich, Daniel Barenboim, Hélène Grimaud, Evgeny Kissin, Lang Lang, Murray Perahia, Maurizio Pollini, Grigory Sokolov, Daniil Trifonov, Krystian Zimerman, Gustavo Dudamel, Andris Nelsons, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Elīna Garanča, Bryn Terfel, Rolando Villazón and Max Richter. In addition, the label’s catalogue represents the cultural legacy of whole generations of maestri and features recordings from many of the finest classical artists in music history including Claudio Abbado, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Herbert von Karajan, Carlos Kleiber, Vladimir Horowitz, Mstislaw Rostropovich and Andrés Segovia. Highly dedicated to the development of new repertoire, Deutsche Grammophon also fosters and promotes a whole range of popular, contemporary artists.
From shellac discs to digital downloads, DG has been a pioneer of technology and a benchmark for artistic excellence. Now, in partnership with Google Arts & Culture, the label has created an innovative collection of twelve online exhibitions. These draw on the vast DG archive of recordings and photographs to illustrate aspects of the history of recording, and to shine a light on some of the label’s relationships with individual musicians and orchestras over the decades.