Classical music management firm
Sources told The New York Times the discussions were serious, but ICM would not comment and officials at IMG did not return calls to the paper.
IMG represents a broad roster of artists including
ICM, based in Los Angeles, has a substantial classical roster as well, including
However, it’s well recognized that the classical division is a very small part of ICM’s total business, which includes music, film, TV and literary wings.
A spinoff of the classical division could be a result of the recapitalization announced in November by ICM. The move raised $100 million and, according to the NYT, the company said it would use the capital for growth in its main business areas.