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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from notes by John Evans © 1986
|Britten: Complete Folk Song Arrangements|
‘This is a superb collection … this will be one of my favorite sets of 1995’ (Fanfare, USA)
‘Delivered faultlessly. The Plough Boy whistles jauntily, the bluebells ring in The Ash Grove, the Miller of Dee sings at his workplace. Exquisite’ (T ...» More
|Britten: Michelangelo Sonnets & Winter Words|
‘Wonderful performances of two of Britten's finest song cycles, consistently beautiful in vocal quality, and almost miraculous in their integration of ...
‘English vocal intelligence at its best, accompanied with utmost orchestral colouring by Graham Johnson’ (The Independent on Sunday)» More
James Gilchrist is one of the greatest British tenors of today, acclaimed as a concert soloist, a recitalist and a recording artist. In his first solo disc for Hyperion, he features in a fascinating recital of English, French and American music fo ...» More
|The last rose of summer|
The Queen's Six—select members of the choir at St George's Chapel within Windsor Castle—prove to be as at home in the rich seam of folksong arrangement as they are when despatching royalty down the aisle …» More
|The Silken Tent|
From Byrd and Gibbons through to Nyman and Goehr, this album puts to bed the idea that the viol is a spent force, the instruments' beguiling lines sinuously interweaving with soprano voice—and taking in some arresting arrangements.» More