The French record label Paraty Productions was founded by Bruno Procopio in 2006 to produce and promote classical recordings in innovative and groundbreaking ways for today’s market. Creating Paraty with a strong philosophical and artistic vision, Bruno Procopio’s goal has been to create a record label for the future based on new values and a fresh approach to the development of the industry.
Paraty, who celebrated their 270th release in 2020, accompanies more than 100 artists (orchestras, ensembles & soloists) throughout the entire process of creating their project; this includes conceptualization, financing, production, printing, promotion and distribution.
Paraty works closely with a highly qualified technical team including sound engineers like Aude-Marie Piloz, Cyrille Métivier, Laure Casenave, Aline Blondiau and Étienne Collard, as well as an entire team dedicated to digital communications and social media. The label also regularly works with various publicists such as Simon Strähle (Music ‘N Com), Véronique Furlan (Accent Tonique), Jean-Lin Frossard-Thomé and other renowned specialists.
Paraty has been a member of the Société Civile des Producteurs Phonographique (SCPP) since its founding.
Additionally, Paraty’s albums are available worldwide via our distributor, PIAS / Harmonia Mundi, in both physical and digital formats.

Bruno Procopio

Creator, artistic director
Harpsichordist, conductor
Founder of the Paraty record label
Artistic director of Les Nuits Musicales de Mazan
Creator of Jeune Orchestre Rameau
Member of the Cercle France-Amériques Media associate
Following studies at the Paris Conservatory, conductor and harpsichordist Bruno Procopio has pursued a varied international career.
Prestigious orchestras have benefited from his stylistic expertise and leadership, including the Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra (OSB), the Liège Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Belgium), the Les Siècles Choir and Orchestra, Orchestre Lamoureux (Paris), Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (OSESP), the Manaus Opera Orchestra (Brazil), the Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire, Orchestre d’Auvergne, Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra (Brazil), Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra, Tenerife Baroque Orchestra (Spain), the AMA-UNAM Orchestra and Choir (Mexico), and other orchestral and vocal ensembles, including the Simón Bolivar Baroque Orchestra of Venezuela which he founded within the Sistema in 2013.

Natalia Valentin

Cofounder, associate
Having successfully completed  her piano and forte-piano studies, Natalia Valentin currently teaches at the Conservatories of Paris district, as well as she performed in several prominent stages around the world. She developed cultural partnerships and pedagogic programs in social and handicap brands. Her communication and organisation skills moved her to create artistic and  corporate projects as Paraty records, media or even the Music Program for children in the French festival « Les Nuits Musicales de Mazan ».
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Christine Schaaf

Promotion, development
Christine Schaaf earned a master in Contemporary and Greek literature from the Bordeaux university III-Michel de Montaigne. She earns as well cultural management certificate from l’UCRM university. Christine is passionate about arts in general, and more specifically about danse, music, paintings and literature. She is keen on interdisciplinary arts and attached a very high importance on how bond they are connected to one another.
She started a carrier of production manager into the musical world, and very fast she was offered the chance to work for professionals musicians and dance company. She is now production manager for the discographic Label Paraty Productions and also for the Festival “Les Nuits Musicales de Mazan”.
Since the past years she had the desires to help artists to emerge and develop their career.

Elsa Mandin

Communication, digital strategy
Enthusiastic and dynamic, Elsa Mandin is endowed with a strong team spirit. She studied at the prestigious Toulouse Business Scholl and at the University of Los Andes.
Before providing digital communication and promotion for the development of audiences for each album of Paraty label, Elsa was responsible for the marketing strategy of  the Philharmonic Orchestra of  Bogotá (Colombia)

Antoine Vivier

Graphic designer
Passionate about art, graphic design and advertising, Antoine Vivier studied graphic design in Bordeaux and Montpellier where he currently lives.
Strongly independent, he has been working as a freelance for nearly 15 years, with a predilection for the arts and culture sectors. Independent, he also likes to share and discuss. On regular bases, he does team-work for large-scale projects and appreciates the questioning that this induces and the ideas that are born and are
transformed in contact with others. For Paraty, Antoine designs the visuals for each album and the layouts for booklets.