The US violinist was previously represented by IMG Artists


Hilary Hahn © Dana van Leeuwen/Decca

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KD SCHMID has announced a raft of new artist signings, including violinist Hilary Hahn. She will be managed by Naomi Ives, who was previously an artist manager at IMG Artists and joins KD SCHMID as its newest director.

KD SCHMID has also signed saxophonist Steven Banks, pianist Jonathan Biss and conductor Jessica Cottis.

’I am absolutely delighted to continue my work for Steven, Jonathan, Jessica and Hilary at KD SCHMID,’ said Ives. ’I am excited to introduce them to the considerable opportunities that await us through this unique and innovative partnership between KD SCHMID and Deutsche Klassik.’

Managing director Karen McDonald said: ’We are immensely excited and honoured to partner with these fantastic musicians as they continue their artistic journey. We greatly look forward to realising their individual creative visions and aspirations through our extensive reach and personalised approach to ensure their continued success.’

KD SCHMID represents numerous string soloists, including violinists Augustin Hadelich, Baiba Skride, Guido Sant’Anna Arabella Steinbacher and Christian Tetzlaff, and cellists Jaemin Han, Yo-Yo Ma, Daniel Müller-Schott and Tanja Tetzlaff.

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