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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from notes by Bryce Morrison © 2004
extrait des notes rédigées par Bryce Morrison © 2004
Français: Isabelle Battioni
aus dem Begleittext von Bryce Morrison © 2004
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel
|Anatole Kitain – The complete Columbia recordings, 1936-39|
Anatole Kitain (1903–1980) was an exact contemporary and fellow pupil of Vladimir Horowitz in Kiev, where he studied, as did the slightly older Simon Barere, with Felix Blumenfeld. All three developed fabulous techniques and were romantic pianists ...» More
|Chopin: Ballades & Sonata No 3|
'Lovely playing which I enjoyed from first note to last for its poetry and passion as well as seemingly effortless keyboard fluency and command' (Gram ...
'The Scherzo is as light as gossamer and the finale has both a heroic sense of struggle and passages of the most delicate filigree. Demidenko keeps yo ...» More
|Chopin: Four Ballades & Four Scherzos|
'This is astonishing piano playing and Chopin interpretation, at its very best, fully measuresup to the greatness of these pieces. And to their freshn ...
'In the use of words like sensational, extraordinary, phenomenal, etc., critics have to be sparing, at risk of their credibility. But these adjectives ...» More
|Chopin: The Complete Works|
Since his triumph as winner of the 1970 Chopin International Piano Competition, Garrick Ohlsson has established himself worldwide as a musician of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess. This monumental recording project—first instigated by t ...» More
|Eileen Joyce – The complete Parlophone & Columbia solo recordings|
|Guiomar Novaes – The complete published 78-rpm recordings|
This double album draws together for the first time all the published 78-rpm recordings made by Brazilian Guiomar Novaes. She is better known today for her later recordings from the LP era, but these early miniatures, recorded between 1919 and 194 ...» More
|James Rhodes 5|
Five years on from his debut recording, James Rhodes has firmly established himself in the classical world as a pioneering figure—reaching out through concerts, recordings and television documentaries to create new classical music fans whilst rema ...» More
|The Stephen Hough Piano Collection|
'In all, a cogent overview of and ideal introduction to Stephen Hough's artistry' (Classics Today (USA)
'As a retrospective of a fine pianist, this bargain issue has many virtues … If you have not already added these Hough performances ...» More
|York Bowen – The complete solo 78-rpm recordings|