New releases - Spring 2017:
Champs Hill Records is enormously excited to release a double CD of Brahms with Roderick Williams and Roger Vignoles. Featuring the story of Magelone the Fair (plus Brahms' Four Serious Songs), this recording also intersperses narration (read by Roderick Williams) from Ludwig Tieck's original story, in a translation by Roger Vignoles. See this release here.
The David Rees-Williams Trio comes together to present their second CD recording with Champs Hill. The disc, Classically Re-minded: Bach, includes arrangements & improvisations on the solo keyboard music of J.S. Bach and Domenico Scarlatti.
Following her 1st prize win at the 2015 Leeds International Piano Competition, Russian-born Anna Tsybuleva releases her debut solo recording with Champs Hill Records as part of her prize. The disc, entitled Fantasien, showcases four fantasy-themed works by CPE Bach, Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms.
In a co-production between Champs Hill and the BBC, Kitty Whately returns to the Music Room at Champs Hill to recorder her second disc with the label, accompanied by distinguished pianist Simon Lepper. Nights Not Spent Alone presents the Complete works for mezzo-soprano by Jonathan Dove and includes a song cycle of the same name dedicated to Whitley.
The London Conchord Ensemble returns to the Music Room at Champs Hill to present a double-disc of music from Vienna including works by Beethoven, Berg, Mozart, Schoenberg, Johann Strauss II and Zemlinsky, to be released on
The sound of strings dominates this season's CD releases with debut Champs Hill recordings from cellists Jamal Aliyev and Brian O'Kane, and violist Timothy Ridout.
Young, prize-winning cellist Jamal Aliyev joins together with one of the world's leading young pianists, Anna Federova, to record his debut CD with Champs Hill, Russian Masters. With both artists drawing strong inspiration from their families' former-Soviet Union music training, the disc includes music for Cello and Piano by Borodin, Glazunov, Prokofiev, Shchedrin, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky.
Quickly establishing himself as one of the finest Irish musicians of his generation, Brian O'Kane is joined by fellow-Irish pianist Michael McHale in a recording of works for Cello and Piano by Gabriel Fauré and Camille Saint-Saëns. This disc celebrates the eduring friendship between Saint-Saëns and Fauré, originally hailing from their master pupil days at the Niedermeyer School in Paris.
Winner of the 2014 Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition, Timothy Ridout, joins together with his pianist duo partner, Ke Ma, to record his debut CD featuring the complete works for Viola by Henri Vieuxtemps. This recording is the result of Timothy's success at the CAIVC.
Champs Hill: Winner of the RPS Award for Chamber Music and Song 2014
This award celebrates a unique venture in West Sussex which offers holistic support for chamber music and song: promoting excellence in performance, and through its own record label, nurturing young talent and exploring unusual repertoire in a calm and supportive environment.