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Press Release: Jose Carreras selects Internet partner Global Music Network GMN
LONDON, UK (December 15, 2000) - One of the world's most distinguished artists, Jose Carreras, signed contracts with leading classical, jazz and opera site GMN.com on 13 December 2000, becoming a GMN Family Artist, webcasting globally from 18 December 2000.
GMN.com recorded Mr. Carreras' Christmas concert in the Royal Albert Hall this week, and will enable visitors to www.gmn.com to hear selected tracks from 18 December. The full concert with the London Symphony Orchestra and conductor David Gimenez will be available on GMN.com early in 2001.
In addition, exclusive video interview footage with Mr. Carreras recorded this month in London will be published on GMN.com.
As a GMN Family Artist, regular webcasts are planned, GMN.com will set up an official Jose Carreras website and Mr. Carreras will be able to bring some of the finest young Spanish talent to a global platform via GMN.com.
GMN Production Director Steve Long says that GMN is delighted to be working with Jose Carreras to bring his music to a worldwide audience. "We are thrilled to be able to commence this special relationship with the webcasts of this celebratory concert recorded live at the Royal Albert Hall. Many more of the plans that GMN has been discussing with Jose Carreras will come to fruition in the New Year."
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