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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Originally established in 2008 by the Artistic Director, Bridget Cunningham, they are a UK Registered Charity No. 1143989 and also work across the continent as a French Association CréAquitaine. The award-winning conductor Bridget Cunningham, directs and coaches from the harpsichord, just as Handel did. They have a new scheme called The Handelians focusing on the development and education of exceptional singers inspiring the future generations which was a passion of Handel.
LEO are at the forefront of Baroque research and performance working with leading historians, scholars and editors recording recently discovered and unique programmes in a historical context. Performances range from Handel’s Semele, Acis and Galatea, Bach’s Easter Oratorio, 400th Anniversary concert of Monteverdi‘s 1610 Vespers at Southwark Cathedral, performances at the London Handel Festival, Handel Hendrix and the Foundling Museum and a live broadcast for BBC Radio 4 on the River Thames celebrating, to the day, the 300th anniversary of Handel’s Water Music with a live performance on a boat of the work as well as a world premiere of a new BBC commission, River.