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Liz Leatherdale

Liz Leatherdale, Colchester Classics & Classical Music columnist. Photo by Jayne Lloyd

Welcome to Colchester Classics where Classical Music matters!

OUR CD SERVICE – Colchester Classics is a CD, LP and DVD mail order company celebrating 11 years service to those starting their love affair with music, clever collectors, also to music groups and at concerts. We’re as passionate about providing the best service as we were when we started in 2006.

Each week we update our new CDs (see above link on the Menu bar), plus we regularly update our Special Offers and other links (CD of the Month).

For all enquiries please ring 0800 999 6994, email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk or click on the Contact Colchester Classics button top RHS of your screen.

REGULAR MULTI-BUY PRICES … While many CDs are on limited time special offers, our standard prices for Chandos single CDs are £12.25* with multi-buys of 3 for £33*, 4 for £44* etc., Naxos single CDs are £7.50* or 5 for £35* and finally Dutton Epoch single CDs are £12.50* each or 2 for £24*

Click above to see and hear our latest CD of the Month, New CDs and find out about our special offers.

NEW COMPETITION Colchester Classics is delighted to offer a new competition in collaboration with Fenella Humphreys, Champs Hill CD label and the Colchester Symphony Orchestra. Thank you all involved. Click on Win above to find out more.

OUT and ABOUT – In addition to our mail order service we also pop out of the office with our pop-up CD stand offering CDs at concerts, choirs and festivals often including CD signings with international musicians performing in Essex and nearby Suffolk. (Within the black menu tab ‘About’ there is a drop down list showing the many, many local, semi-professional and professional musicians, festivals and events we have been and still are actively involved with.)

FREE PUBLICITY In addition to Colchester Classics, its founder Liz Leatherdale previews and reviews concerts in the Essex County Standard, Essex Life, Daily Gazette and Colchester 101 . (More can be found on how we offer free publicity in our free time in the About section 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!.

Still not sure what we do? Click here to Listen with Liz!

Other videos below!

Or contact us –  email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk , Freephone (0800 999 6994) or overseas 44(0) 1206 520166, for more info and we’ll take it from there. Please rest assured your details will never be shared without your permission.

Best wishes
Liz Leatherdale
Colchester Classics & Classical Music columnist

*P&P UK – £1.50 for the 1st CD (UK delivery) and 50p thereafter to a maximum of £4

 



To buy CDs or talk more about Classical music matters

Email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk
Freephone 0800 999 6994
Overseas telephone +44 (01206 520166

The Hired Man, Rite of Spring and John Lill!

John Lill will be playing at Snape Maltings, Concert Hall next month. Lill is internationally renowned, especially for his aristocratic interpretation of Beethoven’s five piano concertos, and he will be performing the last and most majestic – the ‘Emperor’ with Chris Phelps and the Colchester Symphony Orchestra. The CSO will also accompany the other two […]


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Last Friday was BBC’s Red Nose Day. Radio 3 stepped up to the plate all day and did some hilariously amusing musical events.  I had a preview of this on BBC Radio 1 when driving my son to Sixth Form College in Colchester. (Apparently when he is a passenger I have to listen to Radio […]


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CELEBRATE BACH’s BIRTHDAY with the the music from Disney’s FANTASIA

BACH’s Toccata & Fugue as heard in the Walt Disney Film, Fantasia arranged by Leopold Stokowski for large orchestra on CD for £12 inc P&P – limited time offer. In 17th Century J.S. Bach wrote his now well-known Toccata and Fugue in D Minor for Organ. In the early 20th Century, Leopold Stokowski arranged the Toccata and Fugue for large […]


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Freephone 0800 999 6994
Overseas telephone +44 (01206 520166

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BBC YOUNG MUSICIAN of the YEAR with COLCHESTER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Last Saturday saw Laura van der Heijden, BBC Young Musician of the Year 2012, perform Dvorak’s Cello Concerto with the Colchester Symphony Orchestra conducted by Chris Phelps. The large audience witnessed a breath taking performance and were musically transported on a journey through the beautiful melodic lines of the concerto. Laura showed musical maturity way […]


To buy CDs or talk more about Classical music matters

Email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk
Freephone 0800 999 6994
Overseas telephone +44 (01206 520166

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TREAT YOUR MUM TO MUSIC

In honour of Mums, musical Mums and Mum-entrepreneurs I have started my Classical Music column for the Daily Gazette this week with Classical Music for Mums! If you are lucky enough to have your Mum still with you, listen to this with her:-   This will show your Mum how much you appreciate what she […]


To buy CDs or talk more about Classical music matters

Email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk
Freephone 0800 999 6994
Overseas telephone +44 (01206 520166

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