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 Richard Boothby © 2019
'Not to be missed… the gateway to an absolute treasure trove of delights' (BBC Music Magazine)
'Magnificent performances of Purcell masterpieces' (In Tune, Japan)
'This is the winner among inexpensive samplers, and highly recommended. Almost ...» More
|Nyman & Purcell: If & other songs|
Iestyn Davies and Fretwork indulge in a spot of 'pump-action Purcell' …» More
|Purcell: Mr Henry Purcell's Most Admirable Composures|
‘James Bowman must surely be the finest vocal interpreter of Purcell today. His grasp of sentiment, his sense of timing, and his enunciation, are unsu ...» More
|Purcell: The Complete Anthems and Services, Vol. 11|
‘New superlatives have been increasingly hard to find’ (Classic CD)
‘I have nothing but praise for this wonderful and justly-famed series’ (Organists' Review)» More
|Purcell: The Complete Sacred Music|
‘It is hard to speak too highly of this enterprise … much enjoyment to be had’ (Gramophone)
‘The performances from The King’s Consort and its Choir, the Choir of New College and a starry line-up of soloists have such qualities of concentratio ...» More
|The James Bowman Collection|
'The James Bowman Collection' deserves the strongest and warmest of recommendations … This is glorious music-making and deserves the widest possible hearing' (The Daily Telegraph)
'La intensa expresividad, la técnica y el color de la voz d ...» More
|Tippett: Remember your lovers & other songs|
Sir Michael Tippett's great masterpieces—'Boyhood's End' and 'The Heart's Assurance'—are coupled here with some of his editions of songs by Henry Purcell, and Benjamin Britten's companion piece to 'Boyhood's End'—'Canticle 1'.» More