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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A dual career as musicologist and performer took Dreyfus all over the world to research music history, perform concerts, give lectures and performance classes. As a scholar and lecturer, he held professorships at Yale, Stanford, Chicago, King’s College London, and Oxford University and Magdalen College. In 2002 the British Academy elected him a Fellow for his academic research on Bach and Wagner.
As a performer on the viola da gamba and baroque cello, Dreyfus toured and recorded with leading figures in early music, and for many years gave regular summer masterclasses in Norway, Portugal, and in the US. In 2015 he retired early from Oxford to devote himself more to performance and independent writing. He has been honoured with Emeritus status in both College and University.