Arioso Classics is committed to providing only the highest quality recordings by leading soloists, orchestras and conductors of today. Great care goes into each aspect of the recording process, mastering and production of every CD. Additionally, the label uses experienced designers and successful brand managers to create packaging that is both appealing and innovative to maximize in-store and online presence. Arioso Classics firmly believes in the principle that artists should share in the "fruits" of their artistry on an ongoing basis. When appropriate, artists will also be invited to participate in unique promotional opportunities created through strategic partnerships.
Arioso Classics was founded by David Thomas, who has more than twenty years of experience in the recording industry, during which he has produced recordings for Sony Music Masterworks and EMI, among other, labels and with a number of prominent artists and orchestras, including classical guitarist Christopher Parkening, soprano Kathleen Battle, baritone Jubilant Sykes and the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.