Avie Records

The UK-based classical music record label Avie Records has a catalogue of more than three hundred recordings, distributed in over thirty countries, and it has offices in the Portsmouth, UK and in the USA.

Avie works with young, emerging talent, and has helped to build the reputations of several artists, including Luiza Borac, Adrian Chandler and Augustin Hadelich.

The label was founded in 2002 by Melanne Mueller and Simon Foster, and its business model is based on artist ownership. Simon Foster retired in 2017 but continues in an advisory role. Melanne Mueller is the label's CEO and Lee Daniel Woollard is the marketing director.

Further information: avie-records.com


A selection of articles about Avie Records

Spotlight. A Winning Personality - Gerald Fenech strongly recommends music by Eugène Ysaÿe on the Avie Records label. '... passionate intensity and inspired brilliance ...'

CD Spotlight. Captivating Rhythms - Music for cello and piano, recommended by the late Howard Smith. 'Inspired programming, stellar performances and excellent recorded sound ...'

CD Spotlight. Violinistic Aggression - Herwig Zack, heard by the late Howard Smith. 'Others are more brilliant but few, if any, more powerful.'

CD Spotlight. Beautifully Managed - Music for flute and guitar, heard by Howard Smith. '... reflective and purposeful ...'

CD Spotlight. A Real Work-out - Jane Parker-Smith at the organ of St Gudula, Rhede, enjoyed by Kelly Ferjutz

CD Spotlight. A Striking Urgency - Schnittke and Ginastera from the Choir of St Ignatius Loyola, reviewed by Howard Smith. 'Not quite what one might expect.'