Start your love affair with Classical Music  Liz Leatherdale

Welcome to Colchester Classics where Classical Music matters!

Celebrating 10 years as a multi-award-winning Classical Music CD service to clever collectors, choirs and at concerts, we’re as passionate about providing the best service as we were when we started in 2006.

We know that without you, our valued customers, none of what we’ve achieved would have been possible. Thank you so much for helping us thrive and survive during our first 10 years in business.

If you would like to find out more about our CD mail order service, FREE publicity to the local Classical Music community and competitions, please email , Freephone (0800 999 6994) or overseas 44(0) 1206 520166, and we’ll take it from there. Please rest assured your details will never be shared without your permission.

Do enjoy browsing through all of the links (seen on the black tabs above). By the way, you don’t have to restrict yourself to the CDs featured here, on our social media campaigns or on our printed mailshots. Pick CDs from your own wish list and pick up the telephone to enquire, challenge us with your requests!

Best wishes
Liz Leatherdale
Colchester Classics & Classical Music columnist

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Dances by the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

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FIESTA CRIOLLA Latin American Orchestral Works

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John FIELD: Piano Concerto No.7, Irish Concerto, Piano Sonata No.4

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BRAHMS: The Violin Sonatas with Christian Tetzlaff & Lars Vogt

Johannes BRAHMS:  The Violin Sonatas  Christian Tetzlaff and Lars Vogt Ondine 12842 @£14.25* As featured on BBC Radio 3 Record Review, 21 August 2016. Find out more about this CD below – reviews and CD notes. CD reviews… “Tetzlaff and Vogt take obvious pleasure in details without losing sight of the larger picture, whether it’s […]

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Gerald FINZI: A Finzi Anthology

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