Bang & Olufsen and Universal Music deliver the best experience of sound and music with a limited edition version of the Les Misérables in Blu-Ray DVD

Bang & Olufsen celebrates the launch of its new surround sound speaker system, BeoLab 14, with a limited edition version of the Les Misérables in Blu-Ray DVD. The award-winning audio soundtrack comes to life in Bang & Olufsen showrooms around the world from 15 May – and is the perfect way to experience everything that surround sound can be.

Copenhagen, 29-5-2013 — / — Bang & Olufsen and Universal Music Group announce the newest act in their innovative collaboration to deliver recorded music in the highest possible quality. When Bang & Olufsen’s new surround speaker system appears in showrooms around the world, it will be playing a special edition of the Les Misérables Blu-Ray DVD.

“There’s no better way to discover just how great BeoLab 14 sounds than experiencing this brilliant soundtrack on it,” says Bang & Olufsen CEO Tue Mantoni. “We’re thrilled that our partnership with Universal Music lets Bang & Olufsen consumers get an exclusive introduction to this extraordinary musical.”

“The partnership between Universal Music and Bang & Olufsen is all about excellence,” explains Max Hole, chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group. ”Bang & Olufsen stands for technology and design that deliver
excellence in sound quality, and our artists create excellence in their music. With Bang & Olufsen we are lifting the quality of listening to recorded music and giving consumers an outstanding experience of our artists’ music.”

BeoLab 14 is Bang & Olufsen’s new, all-in-one surround sound speaker system. Stylish but compact, BeoLab 14’s subwoofer and satellite speakers deliver lush Bang & Olufsen sound to any TV or surround receiver. BeoLab 14 is available in Bang & Olufsen stores worldwide from 15 May.

For more information please contact:
Bang & Olufsen a/s
PR Manager
Tina Banzhaf

Bang & Olufsen was founded in Struer, Denmark, in 1925 by Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen, two innovative, young engineers devoted to high quality audio reproduction. Since then, the brand has become an icon of performance and design excellence through its long-standing craftsmanship tradition and the strongest possible commitment to high-tech research and development.

Still at the forefront of domestic technology, Bang & Olufsen has extended its comprehensive experience with integrated audio and video solutions for the home to other areas such as the hospitality and automotive industries in recent years. Consequently, its current product range epitomizes seamless media experiences in the home as well as in the car and on the move. For more information on Bang & Olufsen, please visit

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Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group is the global music leader, with wholly owned operations in 60 territories. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry’s premier music publishing operations worldwide.

Universal Music Group’s record labels include A&M/Octone, Angel, Astralwerks, Blue Note, Capitol Records, Decca, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon, Disa, Emarcy, Fonovisa, Geffen Records, Interscope Records, I.R.S., Island Records, Lost Highway Records, Machete Music, Manhattan, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Motown Records, Polydor Records, Republic Records, Universal Music Latino, Verve Music Group and Virgin Records, as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed by its record company subsidiaries around the world. The Universal Music Group owns the most extensive catalogue of music in the industry, which includes the last 100 years of the world’s most popular artists and their recordings. UMG’s catalogue is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). Universal Music Group also includes Global Digital Business, its new media and technologies division and Bravado, its merchandising company.

Universal Music Group is a fully owned subsidiary of Vivendi.


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