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 David Truslove © 2020
|An Irish Songbook|
Iain Burnside and Ailish Tynan return to Signum with their second disc of Irish Songs and arrangements—this time from a range of different twentieth Century composers, including John Cage, Samuel Barber, Benjamin Britten and Herbert Hughes.» More
|Between the clouds|
Performing on the 1735 Guarneri del Gesù violin 'D’Egvill', Charlie Siem presents an intimate Parisian-style 'salon' programme of many of the repertoire's best-loved virtuoso confections …» More
|Britten, Bryars & Tavener: Around Britten|
Matthew Barley adds to his reputation as one of the UK's most innovative and creative performers with a selection of his works, including the Third Cello Suite and pieces by Sir John Tavener and Gavin Bryars.» More
|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
The English song tradition of the twentieth century is a glorious one, and never more so than when in the hands of such superlative musicians as we find here. Several new additions to the repertoire sit alongside favourites by Quilter, Finzi, Brit ...» 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