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Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.

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Recent reviews

15 May 2017

Beach, Chaminade & Howell: Piano Concertos
Studio Master: CDA68130  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'No praise is too high for the achievement of Danny Driver, for he plays with his customary virtuosity, insight and dynamism, ranging from bravura to delicate with much in between, colourful and dedicated playing that brings these little-known scores to life in the most advantageous way' (Classical Source)» More

14 May 2017
The Observer, Stephen Pritchard
Czerny: Piano Concertos
Studio Master: CDA68138  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Carl Czerny['s] piano concertos … [and the] Rondo Brillant … certainly require a formidable keyboard technician such as Shelley' (The Observer)» More

11 May 2017
The Guardian, Andrew Clements
Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze, Humoreske & Blumenstück
Studio Master: CDA68186  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'A serious, highly refined pianist … the sense of adventure and curiosity that is an essential ingredient of any Schumann interpretation comes to the fore' (The Guardian)» More

5 May 2017

Czerny: Piano Concertos
Studio Master: CDA68138  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'An unexpected delight for anybody reared on those didactic studies' (Financial Times)» More

5 May 2017

Nielsen: Flute & Clarinet Concertos
Studio Master: SIGCD477  Download only  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Das Programm endet mit der ‘Aladdin Suite’ aus der gleichnamigen dramatischen, farbigen und stimmungsreichen Bühnenmusik, die Paavo Järvi sehr dynamisch und lebendig gestaltet' (Pizzicato, Luxembourg)» More

4 May 2017
The Guardian, Erica Jeal
Couperin: L'Apothéose de Lully & Leçons de ténèbres
Studio Master: CDA68093  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Couperin’s three 'Tenebrae lessons' … [are] beautifully sung here by sopranos Katherine Watson and Anna Dennis' (The Guardian)» More
1 May 2017
CD Hotlist, USA, Rick Anderson
Guyot: Te Deum laudamus & other sacred music
Studio Master: CDA68180  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'This program [is] sumptuously sung by the male five-voice Cinquecento ensemble' (CD Hotlist, USA)» More
1 May 2017

Albéniz: Iberia & other late piano music
Studio Master: CDA67476/7  2CDs  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Hamelin easily conquers any competitors with his technical brilliance and finger dexterity' (Pianist)» More
30 April 2017
ResMusica.com, France, Benedict Hévry
Bartók: Sonata for two pianos and percussion & other piano music
Studio Master: CDA68153  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Cédric Tiberghien frappe l’esprit par l’originalité de la démarche' (ResMusica.com, France)» More
29 April 2017
Early Music Review, David Hansell
Couperin: L'Apothéose de Lully & Leçons de ténèbres
Studio Master: CDA68093  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'The concert instrumental is most beautifully played by the strings, with loving attention given to every detail but with no sense of tip-toeing from note to note' (Early Music Review)
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28 April 2017

Couperin: L'Apothéose de Lully & Leçons de ténèbres
Studio Master: CDA68093  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

''L’Apothéose de Lully' [is] captured with grace in Arcangelo’s playing … the sacred 'Leçons de ténèbres', sung with purity by sopranos Katherine Watson and Anna Dennis [reveal] another side to Couperin’s art' (Financial Times)» More

24 April 2017

Couperin: L'Apothéose de Lully & Leçons de ténèbres
Studio Master: CDA68093  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'One of the particular delights of Cohen’s Arcangelo is the idiomatic continuo-playing of the lutenist Thomas Dunford … the soprano Katherine Watson gives a stylish, sensitive performance' (Gramophone)» More
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