About

AFINAT RECORDS is a new boutique record label founded in 2016 as a sister subsidiary to classical music management and public relations firm, A440 Arts Group.

Afinat's mission is really just guided by three little words: simply great music. Afinat is a Catalan word that means "in tune." Afinat's vision is to help gifted artists produce beautiful recordings filled with simply great music, that finds itself in tune with listeners from around the world.

Posted: Mar-10-2017
Latest News

New album features "At the Octoroon Balls" by Wynton Marsalis and Dvořák's beloved "American" String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96

Posted: Aug-30-2017
Latest Recording

This new recording from the acclaimed Euclid Quartet, ensemble in residence at Indiana University South Bend, IN, contains the beloved “American” String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96 (1893) by Antonín Dvořák, and “At the Octoroon Balls” String Quartet No. 1 (1995) by Pulitzer Prize and GRAMMY® Award winning American trumpeter, composer, founder and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Wynton Marsalis.

Posted: Oct-6-2017
Latest Acclaim

“Cooper treats the lyrical lines [in Violin Sonata No. 2] with loving sensitivity and manages the tricky feats as if they are natural extensions of his nimble artistry. In the Five Melodies, his sweetness of tone and seamless phrasing are reminders of the music’s beginnings as vocalizes… [Violin Sonata No. 1] is a deeply affecting score that Cooper and Badridze, a pianist of bold accomplishment, shape as a series of somber and reflective scenes…”

— Gramophone Magazine
Posted: Oct-1-2016
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Posted: Aug-30-2017