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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

PETITs-FOURs – CD of the WEEK on Radio 3….buy the CD here!

‘Petits-Fours’ (Chandos) will be Sarah Walker’s CD of the Week on BBC Radio 3 Essential Classics. Listen this week at 9.10am each day this week. Read what the critics said about the CD. “…what fabulous arrangements these are! All four players share the limelight- melodies and virtuosic turns are equally parceled out. And they’re also […]


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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Britten: Peter Grimes [Grimes on the Beach] “A fine memento of a thrilling performance.” The Sunday Times

A few weeks ago, Aldeburgh beach, with the North Sea in the background, was the setting for critically acclaimed live performances of Benjamin Britten’s opera Peter Grimes. It was national and international interest and made for very interesting news stories both locally and nationally. Now this event is available to see from tonight in various […]


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Freephone 0800 999 6994
Overseas telephone +44 (01206 520166

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JOHN WILSON – THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT – CD & DVD for £16.25* – Well did you evah?

JOHN WILSON – THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT – A CELEBRATION OF THE MGM FILM MUSICAL (LUXURY EDITION) CD & DVD including MGM Jubilee Overture and from various musicals, The Trolley Song , You’re Sensational, I Got Rhythm, Singin’ in the Rain, Well, did you evah?, That’s Entertainment Here is the glorious music from the golden age of […]


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GALA CONCERT in COLCHESTER & PETER GRIMES on the BEACH

Un-cut CLASSICAL COLUMN for Colchester Gazette 29 AUGUST by Liz Leatherdale, Colchester Classics Fresh from performing with students from Wetzlar, our German twin town, the Colne Valley Youth Orchestra are preparing music by Holst, Handel, Richard Rodney Bennett and Nigel Hildreth’s “In Memoriam” for their Gala Concert. This final work, composed by founder and music […]


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DOOMED LOVE at the BBC PROMS

This year, there have been more television broadcasts of the BBC Proms from the Royal Albert Hall and other concert halls than ever before, including one which my husband and I attended, all about doomed love! Tchaikovsky’s Fantasy Overture Romeo & Juliet, dramatically launched the concert, Wagner’s Five Wesendock Lieder (songs about Wagner’s infatuation with […]


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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