Record Labels Archives: Hyperion

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 ...

Takács Delivers A Fine Schubert Quintet

There's always room in the catalog for a beautiful new performance of this quintet. The Takács Quartet and Ralph Kirshbaum sound ...

Gorgeous Polish Chamber Music

These are marvelous pieces. In the 19th century the history of Poland was one of partition, occupation, and war. As a result, afte...

Angela Hewitt’s Fastidious Debussy Debut

For her first Debussy recording Angela Hewitt has put together an intelligently programmed and well contrasted 80-minute recital o...