Background Image Background Image Background Image
background image
Special Offer
CHAN 8359
Prokofiev: Symphony No 6 · Waltz Suite
Background Image Background Image Background Image
background image
Forum
3 ALBUM DOWNLOADS AT 33% DISCOUNT ...
ALBUMS CHANGE DAILY!!!

Daily Offer
Background Image Background Image Background Image
background image
Forum

It's Back! Have your say, anything and everything discussed about the world of Classical Music and The Classical Shop on our brand new forum...
Go To The Forum
Background Image Background Image Background Image
background image
Explore

New director of BBC Proms announced
David Pickard, currently general director at Glyndebourne, has been appointed the new director of the BBC Proms and will begin in his new post later this year. In the meantime Edward Blakeman will continue in his temporary role.

Berlin makes up its mind
After much ado but nothing, a successor to Sir Simon Rattle at the Berliner Philharmoniker has finally been elected. Kirill Petrenko, the music director of the Bavarian State Opera, is a quiet, diligent musician who has won the admiration of fellow musicians, critics, and audiences. In later years he has been arranging his schedule to devote more of his time to fewer ensembles.

High Court rules against UK government
The High Court has ruled that the UK government was unlawful in introducing a private copy exception into UK copyright law without any compensation to the music community. A levy system exists across Europe to benefit the music industry for lost sales when a CD is ripped for private use, but the UK government had put nothing in place for just recompense.

James Horner (1953 – 2015)
James Horner, the film music composer and winner of two Academy Awards, has died in a crash while piloting his own small aircraft. He was sixty-one.

Background Image Background Image Background Image
background image
New Release Highlights
HH 0293

Sullivan: The Yeomen of the Guard – Harris, Osborn, Fancourt, Griffiths, Green, Watson, D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, New ...

LS 0779

Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3; Balakirev: Russia – London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

Following acclaimed LSO Live ...

CHAN 5158

Fucík: Einzug der Gladiatoren, Op. 68; Unter der Admiralsflagge, Op. 82; The Mississippi River, Op. 160; Die ...

CHAN 10869

Tippett: A Child of Our Time – Cynthia Haymon, Cynthia Clarey, Damon Evans, Willard White, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony ...

GL 5230

100 Greatest American Light Orchestras, Volume 1

It is highly unlikely that any other country ever produced as many large orchestras as did ...

AV 2329

Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering – Apollo’s Fire

Following Come to the River (AV 2205), the Top 10 ...

LN 0178

Poulenc: Organ Concerto, etc. – English Chamber Orchestra, Gillian Weir

‘...the lyrical sweep of the Poulenc’s melodic ...

AV 2286

I Have Set My Hert So Hy – The Dufay Collective

The Dufay Collective has been performing and recording its unique brand of ...

Background Image Background Image Background Image
background image
Newsletter

All the latest highlighted reviews Plus:

  • Concert dates
  • FREE CDMP3 download every month!
  • Exclusive discount vouchers
  • Classical news and more...
Find Out more
Background Image Background Image Background Image
background image
New Release Highlights
WH 0001
This is playing of a high order – stylish, elegant and often...
CHAN 0722
This is a spirited performance of some very attractive music, so it’s hard to believe that no other rendition is avai...
American Record Guide
SIG 081
(Diana Ambache's)'piano playing is exemplary, both technically and musically; her interpretations are soulful or deli...
BBC Radio 3
CHAN 10449
The new performance has much to recommend it. It is also sung in Czech skilfully though (as a foreigner I suggest dif...
International Record Review
UK 9055
Jill Gomez’s recording of Cabaret Classics is so unexpected in its beauty and point, I chose it for my top 10, a winn...
Guardian
UK 2075
The soloists are all first class...
SIG 116
Walton has received glowing accolades and his performances have been hailed by the press; ‘Flawless intonation and an...
Daily Telegraph
DA 5084
“Goldstone has proved himself to be one cool cat. If you love classical music with a flourish, this is right up your ...
Chris Spector (Mid West Record)