8 May 2015
Financial Times, Richard Fairman
L'heure exquise
Studio Master: CDA67962  NEW   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'The beauty of her mezzo-soprano glows with radiance' (Financial Times)» More

7 May 2015
The Guardian, Kate Molleson
Lawes: The Royal Consort
Studio Master: CKD470  Download only NEW   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'The ensemble sound is luxuriantly rich, powered by Elizabeth Kenny's feisty theorbo strumming' (The Guardian)» More

7 May 2015

Machaut: The dart of love
Studio Master: CDA68008  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'The performers seem most at home in the motets with secular words … fluently and sweetly performed' (BBC Music Magazine)» More
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5 May 2015

Jacquet of Mantua: Missa Surge Petre & motets
Studio Master: CDA68088  NEW   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'This disc reveals a composer whose music, at its best, touches the sublime' (BBC Music Magazine)» More
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5 May 2015

Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem; Hough: Missa Mirabilis
Studio Master: CDA68096  NEW   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'In the opening Agnus Dei soprano Sarah Fox is immediately intense and focused, the Colorado Symphony coiled and ready to spring on the explosive tutti that rips forth from the softer textures' (BBC Music Magazine)» More
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4 May 2015
Audiophile Audition, USA, Gary Lemco
Mozart: Piano Sonatas
Studio Master: CDA68029  2CDs for the price of 1   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Nowhere does Hamelin permit a gilded, “rococo” sensibility to detract from the vocalism of the Mozart lyricism or the virile character of his outer movements' (Audiophile Audition, USA)» More
3 May 2015
The Telegraph, Geoffrey Norris
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet & String Quartet No 2
Studio Master: CDA67987  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'The natural sheen of the playing and a true feeling of ensemble are qualities that have long been hallmarks of the Takács’s performances … the Quintet has long been one of Shostakovich’s most popular works, but here it is refreshed with sensitivity and expressive insight' (The Telegraph)» More

3 May 2015
The Sunday Times, Stephen Pettitt
Xenakis: IX
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'These are meticulous and muscular performances, at once elemental and elegant. Brilliant' (The Sunday Times)» More
2 May 2015
CD Review
Shostakovich: Symphony No 9 & Violin Concerto No 1
Studio Master: MAR0524  Download only NEW   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'They capture not only the joyful irreverence of the movement but the sense of danger lurking beneath the surface … the solo wind playing is excellent throughout … brilliantly played and vividly recorded' (CD Review)
1 May 2015

Dohnányi: The Complete Solo Piano Music, Vol. 3
Studio Master: CDA68033  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Martin Roscoe's Dohnányi series on Hyperion is a remarkable venture, and one clearly born of love for this composer' (International Piano)» More

1 May 2015

Dohnányi: The Complete Solo Piano Music, Vol. 3
Studio Master: CDA68033  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'It's an enormously attractive work, by turns exhilarating, as in the obsessive rhythms of the Presto second movement, and rhapsodic, as in the warmly atmospheric melismatic patterns of the Adagio sixth movement. Roscoe relishes these contrasts in mood with playing that is both exuberant and expressive' (BBC Music Magazine)» More
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1 May 2015
The Oldie, Richard Osborne
Ešenvalds: Northern Lights & other choral works
Studio Master: CDA68083  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'The result is a collection that in terms of imagination and aural allure is beyond anything I have heard since the halcyon age of the young Benjamin Britten … full of small gems' (The Oldie)» More
1 May 2015

Leighton: Crucifixus & other choral works
Studio Master: CDA68039  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'The account of the Missa brevis is if anything even better, Leighton's elliptical languages parsed with extreme acuity by conductor Stephen Layton. He elicits great subtleties of expression form his young singers, in a work which like many of its abbreviated kind could easily glide by an instant, leaving not so much trace behind it' (BBC Music Magazine)» More
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1 May 2015

Mendelssohn: The Complete Solo Piano Music, Vol. 3
Studio Master: CDA68098  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'There is much to admire in this release … plenty to enjoy, particularly the 'Midsummer Night's Dream'-like fantasy and lightness of the Scherzo and the Scherzo à cappricio' (International Piano)» More

1 May 2015

Scriabin: Complete Poèmes
Studio Master: CDA67988  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Ohlsson need fear no comparisons. He has the technique for this music and sounds entirely in sympathy with it' (MusicWeb International)» More
1 May 2015

Strauss: The Complete Songs, Vol. 7
Studio Master: CDA68074  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Ruby Hughes … is a delight, pure lyric-soprano transparency for the often folksy simplicity of young Richard, who even in his early teens was up to the off harmonic trick' (BBC Music Magazine)» More
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1 May 2015

The Neoclassical Trumpet
Studio Master: CKD448  Download only   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Freeman-Attwood's clean, well-behaved trumpet sound embraces a dizzying palette of colours' (Gramophone)» More
30 April 2015
The Guardian, Erica Jeal
Weir: Storm & other choral works
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'A vibrant sound, never bland' (The Guardian)» More

29 April 2015
The Guardian, Andrew Clements
Grieg: Lyric Pieces
Studio Master: CDA68070  NEW   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Every note perfectly placed and coloured … with Hough, the music always comes first' (The Guardian)» More

29 April 2015

Jacquet of Mantua: Missa Surge Petre & motets
Studio Master: CDA68088  NEW   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

'Le Credo ou l'Agnus Dei, vaste méditation suspendue, sont de vraies révélations, que prolongent cinq motets, dont un O vos omnes très développé, riche en moments magiques' (Diapason, France)» More

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