Record Labels Archives: Hyperion

Reference Recording: Alkan & Chopin Cello Sonatas

Until now the recording of choice for the Alkan sonata was Bertrand/Amoyel on Harmonia Mundi, with Rostropovich/Argerich on DG for...

Dowland’s Lachrimae, And Then Some

This lovely performance of Dowland's Lachrimae features lutenist Paul O'Dette in three additional solos related to the contents of...

Hamelin’s Standard-Setting Busoni

Ninety years have passed since Ferruccio Busoni’s death in 1924, and his original piano works remain box-office poison, although...

Major Discoveries: Williamson’s Piano Concertos

Malcolm Williamson (1931-2003) was obviously a talented composer. His four piano concertos and the two other keyboard concertante ...

Fleet But Tame Hindemith From Brabbins

Martyn Brabbins deserves credit for playing Hindemith utterly without that clunky, Teutonic heaviness that can make so many perfor...

Stephen Hough Revisits Brahms Concertos

Stephen Hough essentially competes with himself in his new recordings of both Brahms piano concertos. On the plus side, Hyperionâ€...

Steven Osborne’s Pictures and Visions

Each new Steven Osborne release seems to guarantee world-class pianism, intelligent musicianship, and interpretations that never t...

CD From Hell: The London Haydn Quartet’s Toxic Op. 33

This isn't just a CD from hell. It's a CD from the seventh circle of hell. We're talking rock bottom, where it joins the previous ...

Hamelin and Labadie Team Up In Sensational Haydn

On this astonishing disc Marc-André Hamelin demonstrates conclusively that a modern piano can do anything a fortepiano can in mus...

Strauss Tone Poems from an Authentic Ensemble

Hearing these works played by the orchestra that premiered them over a century ago offers an enticing prospect, but in the end my ...