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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from notes by Phillip Borg-Wheeler © 2016
|100 Years of Nine Lessons & Carols|
This album features new recordings by Stephen Cleobury and the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, and older recordings taken from the live BBC broadcasts of A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. These historical recordings, most of which come fr ...» More
|A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols - The Centenary Service|
A moment of pure magic as the light fails on a midwinter’s day and the still, small voice of a solo treble is heard … this is a cherishable document of one of this country’s timeless musical traditions on its centenary.» More
|A winter's night|
Bringing together a number of works for the specific forces of choir, brass quintet, organ and percussion (some arranged specially), this new album includes the first complete recording of Cecilia McDowall's 'Christmas cantata' in its original sco ...» More
‘An extremely well-sung traditional carol collection. The concert makes a great appeal by the quality of the singing and the beautiful digital recordi ...
‘A model of its kind’ (The Times)» More
Huw Williams leads the choir of Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal in a festive recording of Christmas carols old and new from St James’s Palace, London.» More
|Christmas at St John's Cambridge|
‘David Hill's Advent programme imaginatively mingles antiphons, carols, hymns and motets. Favourites alternate with relative rarities such as Edward N ...
‘This recording holds some of the most exquisite choral singing I have ever heard. They must be one of the finest choirs in England. Not only is the t ...» More
|Christmas carols from Village Green to Church Choir|
A new album bringing classic carols to life under the expert direction of conductor and author Andrew Gant, marking the release later this year of his new book 'Christmas Carols, from Village Green to Church Choir'. Christmas Carols brims with ane ...» More
'I can't imagine any Christmas recording bringing more happiness' (Gramophone)
'New life is breathed into the old favourites, and I guarantee that whatever your musical tastes, you will be bowled over by the quality of the music. ...» More
|Favourite Carols from King's|
Favourite Carols from King’s is a collection of the most popular carols featured in the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols over the years, and a tribute to the King’s Christmas tradition.» More
‘Rasping, rousing and riveting … the freshness and immediacy of the music and musicians are irresistible’ (International Record Review)
‘It is beautifully played and superbly recorded. A CD to gladden the heart with none of the usual clichés’ (Classic FM Magazine)» More
|Nine Lessons & Carols|
An album recreating the magic of the famous Christmas Eve service, from a lone treble singing 'Once in royal David's city' to a rousing chorus of 'Hark! the herald angels sing' …» More
|Now may we singen|
Recorded in the glorious acoustic of Keble College Chapel in Oxford, this imaginative programme includes several new commissions as well as a healthy dose of traditional Christmas fare.» More
|On Christmas night|
A Ceremony of Carols, Benjamin Britten’s timeless work is interpreted by Armonico Consort, under the artistic direction of Christopher Monk for an aesthetically inspiring Christmas Night.» More
|Rutter: A Christmas Festival|
John Rutter directs the Cambridge Singers, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and the award-winning Farnham Youth Choir alongside guest soloists Melanie Marshall, Clara Sanabras and Elin Manahan Thomas, for an unforgettable festival of Christmas mu ...» More
|The Carols Album|
Following their highly successful releases on Signum (the Hymns Album and Handel’s Messiah conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras) the Huddersfield Choral Society is back in force with a magnificent collection of Christmas carols.» More