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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.

Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The site is also available in several languages.

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Recent reviews

25 September 2016
Limelight, Australia, Tony Way
Howells: Collegium Regale & other choral works
Studio Master: CDA68105  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'These superb performances have the Trinity Choir’s trademark blend of passion and technique, put at the service of the music’s various moods … this disc is too good not to have' (Limelight, Australia)» More

22 September 2016
Classic FM, David Mellor
Chopin: Mazurkas
Studio Master: CDA68137  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Exquisite performances … this young man will be a major force in the future. And this is an album no Chopin lover should be without' (Classic FM)» More
21 September 2016
NPR, Germany, Tom Huizenga
Chopin: Mazurkas
Studio Master: CDA68137  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'The key to making it all so intoxicating is the attention Kolesnikov pays to rhythm. His slight, deliberate hesitations, lingering notes and unexpected cadences make this one of the finest performances of this beloved piece' (NPR, Germany)» More
20 September 2016

Moszkowski: Piano Concerto Op 3
Studio Master: CDA68109  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Ludmil Angelov achieves minor miracles by throwing everything he can technically and interpretatively at these works, as does Vladimir Kiradjiev, who secures admirably direct playing from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Full-blooded and well balanced recorded sound' (Gramophone)» More

18 September 2016
The Sunday Times, Hugh Canning
Chopin: Mazurkas
Studio Master: CDA68137  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Pliantly phrased and delicately shaped' (The Sunday Times)» More
17 September 2016
Audiophile Audition, USA, Gary Lemco
Chopin: Mazurkas
Studio Master: CDA68137  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Kolesnikov imparts a lovely sway to the rubato Chopin demands' (Audiophile Audition, USA)» More

17 September 2016
Pizzicato, Luxembourg, Remy Franck
Duruflé: Requiem & other choral works
Studio Master: KGS0016  Download only NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Stephen Cleobury legt nun seine zweite Einspielung des Maurice Duruflés Requiem auf … die großen Crescendi werden mit packendem Elan realisiert. Cleoburys genau geplanter Spannungsverlauf ist ein weiteres Plus seiner Interpretation' (Pizzicato, Luxembourg)» More

16 September 2016
Financial Times, Richard Fairman
Bach (CPE): Cello Concertos
Studio Master: CDA68112  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Nicolas Altstaedt captures their freedom of thought with infectious spontaneity. Period-instrument ensemble Arcangelo, conducted by Jonathan Cohen, radiates the heat and energy of music conceived in the furnace of the Classical era' (Financial Times)» More

16 September 2016

Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin & other works
Studio Master: SIGCD466  Download only NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Salonen keeps this highly graphic and emotionally potent music on the move' (Gramophone)» More
16 September 2016

Chopin: Mazurkas
Studio Master: CDA68137  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'These performances are the most beautiful and strikingly original I’ve heard' (Gramophone)» More
16 September 2016

Friedman & Różycki: Piano Quintets
Studio Master: CDA68124  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'[Jonathan Plowright] is this outstanding British pianist in whose debt we are once more for this second Różycki resurrection … the excellent Szymanowski Quartet [exploits] to the full Friedman’s civilised five-way conversation' (Gramophone)» More
16 September 2016

Krenek: Reisebuch aus den österreichischen Alpen
Studio Master: CDA68158  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'An outstanding achievement' (Gramophone)» More
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