About Us

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Carboni Classical Media is a music media company focusing on Public relations and media marketing for arts, higher education and classical music projects. The director, Marius Carboni, was Head of Press and Promotion for EMI for seven years and held the same position at Decca prior to that. He left EMI in 1996 to set up his own consultancy and has over the years acted for a range of artists and organisations including Warner Classics, Decca International, Bernard Haitink, The BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Proms, BBC Radio 3, the Royal Philharmonic Society, Ian Storey, the Keyboard Charitable Trust, the recordings and books of Robert Craft, David Rees-Williams Trio and the debut of Jennifer Larmore in Berg’s Lulu at the Royal Opera House.

Marius is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, on the Board and a Trustee of the Incorporated Society of Musicians and a life member of the Royal Philharmonic Society (of which he is a jury member for the RPS’ annual awards). He is also a director of the Artists Recording Company.

Marius was awarded a PhD by the University of Hertfordshire in 2010 where he oversees the music industry courses for music under and post graduate students. His thesis focused on changes in marketing and business models in the music industry over the last 20 years. He also lectures a day a week at City University.

Marius runs his own choir the Plaxtol Scholars (www.plaxtolscholars.org) and a bi-annual chamber music festival the Plaxtol Music Festival (www.plaxtolfestival.co.uk)