CANNES — German music rights group EuroArts has been taken over by Robert Walston’s Dutch-based MediciArts.
Founded in 1979, EuroArts is one of the world’s leading players in audiovisual rights for music. It has produced, marketed and licensed more than 800 titles, including programs with the Berlin Philharmonic and the Lucerne Festival and concerts from artists and composers such as Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim and Simon Rattle.
The group also is involved in film production and is producing Lajos Koltai’s “Fateless.”
EuroArts CEO Bernd Hellthaler said, “MediciArts and our new chairman have the experience and resources necessary to strengthen and diversify our content offerings. We look forward to working with MediciArts to expand our library and market reach.”
Walston said his group would enhance “EuroArts’ library of great artists and entertainment in the classic music field.”