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 Máire Egan-Buffet © 2020
|Be all merry|
Fourteen gloriously over-the-top arrangements from this most versatile of choirs, some with effervescent accompaniment from the Irish Chamber Orchestra.» More
Twenty-two carols spanning more than six centuries: some of these carols have long been widely known and loved, others have become so thanks to the annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King’s College, Cambridge, and a few were newly writt ...» More
|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 Christmas Caroll from Westminster Abbey|
Hyperion presents a delightful and unusual selection of music for Christmas from the Abbey Choir. It encompasses all the diverse themes of Christmas which have inspired composers across the ages: light shining in darkness; the tenderness of mother an ...» More
|A Christmas Celebration|
An album celebrating the Manchester festive tradition when the whole Hallé musical family joins together for hugely popular annual Christmas concerts.» 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
‘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
|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
|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
|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
The theme of this album is the birth of Christ, reflected in the words and music of twenty-two carols spanning more than six centuries. It includes some of the best and most-loved Christmas choral pieces of all time» More