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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

23 August 2016

Feldman: Palais de Mari; Crumb: A Little Suite for Christmas
Studio Master: CDA68108  20% off during the Proms  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'It’s hard to imagine this—or anything else in this collection—being more sensitively and authoritatively executed. The music’s micrometer-like changes of colour, dynamics and duration are just extraordinary' (MusicWeb International)
22 August 2016
The Strad, David Milsom
Stojowski: Violin Concerto; Wieniawski: Fantaisie brillante
Studio Master: CDA68102  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'This is a thoroughly enjoyable disc, not only because of its well-conceived programme of dramatic, impassioned music but also owing to the excellent advocacy of Bartłomiej Nizioł' (The Strad)» More
22 August 2016

Brahms: The Complete Songs, Vol. 6 - Ian Bostridge
Studio Master: CDJ33126  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Collectors of this Hyperion series should no doubt be acquiring this issue, and fans of Ian Bostridge will certainly not be disappointed either' (MusicWeb International)
21 August 2016
The Sunday Times, Stephen Pettitt
Ribera: Magnificats & motets
Studio Master: CDA68141  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'The sonorous voices of De Profundis perfectly suit the beguilingly opulent textures and expressive lines' (The Sunday Times)» More
21 August 2016
The Sunday Times, Hugh Canning
Mendelssohn: Symphonies Nos 1 & 4
LSO0769  Download only 9 September 2016 Release 

'Gardiner's Mendelssohn is as genial as it gets' (The Sunday Times)» More
19 August 2016
Classical Ear, Gavin Dixon
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Op 14/1, 31/1, 49 & 81a
Studio Master: CDA68131  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'The sixth volume of Angela Hewitt’s Beethoven piano sonata cycle is a delight from beginning to end' (Classical Ear)» More

19 August 2016

Bach (CPE): Cello Concertos
CDA68112  2 September 2016 Release 

'Nicolas Altstaedt and the sinewy warmth of his 1760 Gigli are a great fit for this often rather wild music … Arcangelo under Cohen also breathe the music, capturing the frequent storminess but also bringing substantial dignity, their zing coming from their actual tone and lucid textural balance' (Gramophone)» More
18 August 2016
The Observer, Erica Jeal
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Op 14/1, 31/1, 49 & 81a
Studio Master: CDA68131  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'There is much thoughtful and nuanced playing to savour in all five works here' (The Observer)» More

15 August 2016

Ribera: Magnificats & motets
Studio Master: CDA68141  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Led by David Skinner and two-dozen strong, De Profundis sound robust and solemn rather than mournful, their all-male line-up a welcome change from today’s treble-dominated norm in larger ensembles … these solid, well-judged performances elevate Ribera from a mere footnote in music history to something more substantial' (Gramophone)» More
12 August 2016
Pizzicato, Luxembourg, Remy Franck
Mozart & Clementi: Piano Concertos
Studio Master: CDA68126  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Howard Shelley tut wirklich alles, um die Komposition wirkungsvoll werden zu lassen' (Pizzicato, Luxembourg)» More

12 August 2016
Pizzicato, Luxembourg, Remy Franck
Stojowski: Violin Concerto; Wieniawski: Fantaisie brillante
Studio Master: CDA68102  NEW  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Die Sensibilität von Solist und Dirigent bringt die Romanze genauso zum Blühen, in einem sehr lyrischen Spiel, das sich effektvoll bis zum prachtvollen Höhepunkt der Komposition steigert' (Pizzicato, Luxembourg)» More

11 August 2016

Machaut: A burning heart
Studio Master: CDA68103  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'An excellent starting point for exploring Machaut’s secular music. Whichever you start with, be prepared to want the others' (MusicWeb International)
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