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Rosanne Philippens and Ebony Quartet on Dutch TV & Radio

Rosanne Philippens performed music from the new CD ‘Rosanne Philippens plays Prokofiev’ live in Spiegelzaal on Radio 4 yesterday morning and will appear in Kunststof  on NPO Radio 1 tonight 7pm-8pm CET.
Listen live here

Ebony Quartet performed music from the new CD ‘Unheard’ on Dutch TV Show Vrije Geluiden yesterday.
Watch & Listen here

Both CDs/Downloads will be available right here on this website later this week. For DSD Downloads, please visit: www.NativeDSD.com
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Autumn Sale: We Got You Covered!

Not in blankets, but in music that will warm you up during these first cold days of Autumn!
A.o.: Rachel Podger, Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Rick Stotijn, Ragazze Quartet, Johannette Zomer, Ning Feng, Rosanne Philippens

Find the music you love on this page channelclassics.com/autumn-sale

and get the discount with coupon code: 15percent

(don’t wait too long, because the discount code is only valid until September 30th)

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Werner Herbers guides you through “Unheard” music

Werner Herbers – founder & leader of the Ebony Band – presents the brand new album ‘Unheard‘ by the Ebony Quartet in this video. He discusses the composers and repertoire while you can also see and hear the recording session of this album.

‘Unheard’ by Ebony Quartet [CCS40517, Channel Classics 2017]
# CD Premieres with music from the Interwar Period #

Click here to go to the Album Page

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Last week’s recording in Poland

Last week I traveled to Katowice in Poland to record J.S. Bach Concertos with the wonderful harpsichord player Marcin Swiatkiewicz. Marcin plays with Brecon Baroque so you can already hear him in many productions with Rachel Podger. What makes this recording extra special is that he uses three different harpsichords for the three Bach Concertos. The accompaniment is stripped down to string quartet which creates a more intimate sound to these pieces. 

– Jared Sacks, founder and recording engineer of Channel Classics Records

> This recording will be released in the spring of 2018.

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Experience the recording session of: “JuSt BACH” by Johannette Zomer, Bart Schneemann & Tulipa Consort

Feel as if you are present at the recording session of one of the finest works for soprano, baroque oboe and ensemble by Johann Sebastian Bach: ‘Liebster Jesu, Mein Verlangen’ BWV 32 by watching this video:

Johannette Zomer (soprano), Bart Schneemann (baroque oboe) and Tulipa Consort will release their CD “JuSt BACH” on September 17th in Grote Kerk Naarden, The Netherlands.

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Ragazze Quartet releases CD at their Festival “September Me”

Exciting! The first edition of Ragazze Quartet’s very own festival ‘September Me‘ takes place September 15-17 in Amersfoort, The Netherlands.

At the Opening Concert ‘Bier, Beethoven, Bradwurst’ they will present their brand new CD:

Spiegel
Felix Mendelssohn’s String Quartet Opus 13
Ludwig van Beethoven’s String Quartet Opus 132.

Tickets and more info

See you there?

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Ashley Solomon in the UK Charts

Ashley Solomon‘s brand new disc ‘Twelve Fantasias for Solo Flute’ by Telemann has entered the Official UK Charts !!

#4 — Specialist Classical Chart
#12 —- Classical Artist Chart

These charts are based on sales which we think may have been inspired by the fantastic The Guardian review and Mr. Solomon playing some of these Fantasias live on BBC Radio 3 last week. In other words…

Out Now in the UK! (now available on our site)!

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The Guardian reviews our 3 latest releases

Ebony Quartet: Unheard (CD of the Week)
“All these pieces are played with tremendous commitment and finesse by the Ebony Quartet, who transmit their belief in its enduring quality in every bar.”
read The Guardian review

Dragon Quartet: Dvórak and Schubert Quartets (Album Page)
“If you don’t already have recordings and want this combination, these are fresh, played with pinpoint accuracy, well paced and free from excessive vibrato.”
read The Guardian review

Ashley Solomon: Telemann Twelve Sonatas for Solo Flute
“The articulation is immaculate, the rhythms are buoyant and the recording quality, done in big church acoustics, is immediate and generous.”
read The Guardian review