Background Image Background Image Background Image
background image
Special Offer
NX 0496
TIPPETT, M.: String Quartets, Vol. 1 - Nos. 1, 2, 4 (Tippett Quartet)
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
GL 5228

British Cinema and Theatre Orchestras, Volume 4

With this fourth collection of Cinema and Theatre Orchestras we are back in the 1930s and ...

LE 2118

Rootham: Symphony No. 2; Ode on the Morning of Christ’s Nativity

‘Rootham has done much for other contemporary ...

CHAN 5158

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

LS 0779

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

Following acclaimed LSO Live ...

AV 2329

Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering – Apollo’s Fire

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

NI 5930

Quilter: Songs – Charlotte de Rothschild, Adrian Farmer

Few composers – especially song composers – can claim to have ...

DN 0756

Messiaen: Fantaisie for violin and piano; Thème et variations for violin and piano; Quatuor pour la fin du Temps ...

CHAN 10871

Pierné: Les Cathédrales, Paysages franciscains, Op. 43; Poème symphonique, Op. 37; ...

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
CHAN 3127
The Met is a hard house to fill, but Brewer’s huge, luscious voice did the job without any apparent effort. Her...
CHAN 2021
Richly expressive playing, heartfelt performance...
The Penguin Complete Guide
WH 0011
Isokoski sings Morgen with a rapt sense of amorous wonderment, while the ecstatic outpouring of emotion in Cäcilie su...
Sunday Times
UK 2048
In terms of sheer technique, wizardry and facility, Ruggiero Ricci is virtually without peer.... Not merely a shallow...
Classic CD
UK 9062
...Peter Hill has conveyed the range and contrast of this cycle, its astonishing palette of keyboard texture and colo...
Gramophone
SIG 088
Britain's answer to the Kronos...
Guardian
DV 7002
“fascinating.. the singing is excellent.. the acoustic and engineering first class. .overall a disc worth buying for...
Choir and Organ
DA 5099
A lovely disc which may prove revelatory to some. I found it very rewarding... recommended.”...
Peter Grahame Woolf (Musical Pointers)