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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The Goldners’ recent UK appearances include performances at London’s Wigmore Hall with pianist Piers Lane (broadcast by the BBC), Leicester, and the Oxford May Music festival. They also performed in Ireland, and in Italy for the opening of the 2019 Biennale Arte in Venice.
The Quartet regularly appears at many of Australia’s leading music festivals including Musica Viva’s Sydney Festival, Music in the Hunter, and at Huntington Estate amongst others, in addition to being Quartet in Residence at the annual Australian Festival of Chamber Music in Townsville, North Queensland. The Goldner Quartet regularly tours for Musica Viva Australia as part of their International Concert Series.
Special projects have included a major twentieth-century retrospective, and an international project in celebration of Sydney’s sister cities. The Goldners’ recordings of the complete Beethoven string quartets—performed and recorded live across three weeks, and released on ABC Classics—won the 2009 Limelight Award for Best Classical Recording. The Quartet’s numerous recordings for Hyperion, in collaboration with pianist Piers Lane, have attracted rave reviews. The Quartet also has several other album releases on ABC Classics, Tall Poppies and Naxos. The Goldners’ own DVD documentary, The Quartets, recorded with Peter Sculthorpe, was released by ABC Classics.
Strongly committed to teaching the next generation of string quartets, the Goldners have mentored young ensembles through programmes of the Australian Youth Orchestra, Musica Viva Australia and the Sydney Conservatorium. New works by many of Australia’s leading composers have been regularly commissioned for the Goldners.