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.

Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Thompson, Sarah Elise (b1996)

Sarah Elise Thompson

born: 1996
country: Australia

Emerging Australian composer/performer Sarah Elise Thompson produces music that transports you to other worlds. The works on her intricate, intoxicating debut album, self centre, are the sound of a brilliant young artist stretching her wings and discovering her voice.

A prolific composer in high demand in Australia, the US and Europe, Thompson has received commissions from artists as diverse as Ensemble Offspring, PLEXUS, Deborah Cheetham AO, The Song Company, Australian Youth Orchestra, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Modern Music Ensemble, Kupka's Piano, Nimbus Trio, the Briar String Quartet, and percussionist Claire Edwardes, with her works premiered at the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Recital Centre and Carnegie Hall. In 2021 alone, Thompson has been commissioned to write new works for the Bowral Autumn Music Festival, countertenor Max Riebl, Trinity College Choir Melbourne, and Los Angeles based violinist Nicholas Bentz.

Thompson studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with composer Gerard Brophy, graduating with a Bachelor of Music (Hons). In addition to her composing, Thompson is a pianist, and she has previously been invited to perform at Extended Play, a 12-hour new music festival at City Recital Hall, Sydney, and in the Backstage Music series.

Thompson is an associate artist with the Australian Music Centre.


Waiting for content to load...

Complete works available for download

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

Waiting for content to load...
Waiting for content to load...