Neapolitan was set up in 2002 by former City lawyer and head of Legal and Business Affairs at Universal Music Ciro Romano and specialises in live events; artist management and recorded music.
Neapolitan Live Events includes the Love Supreme Festival of which Ciro is the founder and major share holder. The Festival was the first greenfield, outdoor 3 day Jazz Festival in the UK and the inaugural event took place at Glynde in East Sussex in July 2013. Huffington Post declared it “the best new festival in the UK” and was both a critical and commercial success. It was nominated in 2013 for Best New Festival and 2014 for Line Up of the Year at the UK Festival Awards.
A new 4 day Concert Series in the Courtyard at Blenheim Palace, the first concerts there in over 10 years, has just been announced by Neapolitan Live for Summer 2015 in partnership with Universal Music
Neapolitan Recordings include the soundtrack album of the multi-Oscar® winning ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ which won 2 Oscars and 2 Grammys and has sold more than two million units worldwide. Other releases include the soundtrack to the hit film Sunshine On Leith based on the successful Proclaimers musical, Wave Machines albums ‘Pollen’ and ‘Wave If You’re Really There’ and Catherine Feeny’s ‘Hurricane Glass’.
Neapolitan Management roster has included Lighthouse Family (11 million albums sold worldwide); million selling tenor Alessandro Safina; Catherine Feeny; Wave Machines; and Hal who won the MTV EBBA award in 2006 for the biggest selling debut album outside its domestic territory. Current roster includes hotly tipped indie-rock band WULF.
Advisory clients have included Pathé Pictures; Jazz FM; Celador; Pacific Capital; Universal Music; and Cloud Eight Films.