Deutsche Grammophon is delighted to announce the exclusive signing of Julius Asal. The 26-year-old pianist, hailed by Klassik Heute for the “elemental energies” he brings to his playing and his “phenomenal gift for subtle mood changes”, has enchanted audiences and critics alike with his musical sensitivity and poetic expression. His first double single featuring Scarlatti’s Sonata in C minor, K. 56 and Scriabin’s Prelude in B flat major, Op. 11 No. 21 is out now.