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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In its appearances with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and at the BBC Proms, it performs a wide range of challenging repertoire, most of which is broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
As well as featuring in dedicated studio recordings for Radio 3, the chorus has also made commercial recordings, including Holst’s Choral Symphony and Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius under Sir Andrew Davis (the former receiving a Grammy nomination), Szymanowski’s Stabat mater, Harnasie and Symphony No 3 under Edward Gardner and Brett Dean’s Vexations and Devotions.
Uniquely among symphony choruses, the BBC Symphony Chorus has specialised in performing large-scale a cappella choral repertoire, including Schoenberg’s Friede auf Erden and Poulenc’s Figure humaine.
Under its Director, Stephen Jackson, the chorus has made commercial discs of works by Carl Rutti and Judith Bingham, and performed specially commissioned works by Richard Rodney Bennett, Mark-Anthony Turnage and Stephen Montague.