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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 12 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.

UPDATE! We would like to continue our offer of Chandos single CDs at £11*.  That means every single Chandos CD shown on our website, on any printed literature, or social media at £12.25* is now £11* 

NEW CDs 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.

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!

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.)

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

UN-CUT CLASSICAL COLUMN & CD REVIEW for Daily Gazette, 2013

CLASSICAL MUSIC COLUMN LIZ LEATHERDALE, COLCHESTER CLASSICS 25 October The moderate lull in large-scale choral and orchestral concerts at this time of year provides the opportunity to highlight a plethora of smaller concerts in and around our town. Tomorrow evening you can enjoy A Recital of Romantic Song with music by Schubert, Wolf, Poulenc and […]


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Prize-winning pianist to perform Gershwin

CLASSICAL MUSIC COLUMN in Colchester Gazette, 11 October 2013 This weekend presents a cornucopia of concerts in our area. Erdem Mısırlıoğlu, like Benjamin Grosvenor, has won the piano section of the BBC Young Musician of the Year. Erdem will be the soloist with the Wolsey Orchestra conducted by William Carslake in Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. […]


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Benjamin Grosvenor and much more ….

Benjamin Grosvenor is one most sought-after young pianists in the world and has been described by the New York Times as “a formidable technician and a thoughtful, coolly assured interpreter”. Benjamin most certainly lived up to this comment and his international reputation at a recent Roman River Festival concert. The audience were clearly mesmerised by […]


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FENELLA Humphreys playing Christopher Wrights Violin Concerto

Colchester Classics – CDs direct to your door. Liz Leatherdale, COLCHESTER CLASSICS In my first review, I have chosen a CD featuring violinist Fenella Humphreys, who will be performing tomorrow evening at St Botolph’s Church with the Colchester Symphony Orchestra conducted by Chris Phelps. On this CD, Fenella plays a Violin Concerto by Suffolk-born composer, […]


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Formidable Brahms with Fenella and Phelps

CLASSICAL MUSIC COLUMN in Colchester Gazette 27 September 2013 by Liz Leatherdale, Colchester Classics – 0800 999 6994 Next month the Colchester Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Chris Phelps, will accompany the brilliant young violinist, Fenella Humphreys, in Brahms’ only Violin Concerto. The technical demands on the soloist in this concerto are formidable, with much virtuosic […]


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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