Our Team

Albert Imperato

Founding Partner and Managing Director

A native New Yorker and Stanford graduate, Albert Imperato has worked in the music industry for more than 35 years. Since co-founding 21C Media Group in 2000, he has managed the promotion and assisted in the career and strategic development of the company’s diverse client roster.

From 1987 to 1999, Albert held positions in sales, marketing and publicity at PolyGram/Universal Classics, managing Deutsche Grammophon’s U.S. label operations and, as Senior VP of Universal’s U.S. classical division, overseeing artists and projects on Decca and Philips Classics.

Besides hosting special events and lecturing for arts schools and presenters, Albert writes regularly about classical music. For his work “in moving forward LGBT rights,” he was an honoree of the 2018 OUT 100. Follow him on X and Instagram.

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