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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, or contact us 

REGULAR MULTI-BUY PRICES … While many CDs are on limited time special offers, our standard prices for Chandos single CDs are £11*, Naxos single CDs are £7.50* or 5 for £35* and 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 using our contact form, 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

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“Haydn’s greatest contemporary keyboard exponent.”

Joseph Haydn – Piano Concertos F major, G major, D major – Concerto in F major, Hob. XVIII: 3, Concerto in G major, Hob. XVIII: 4, Concerto in D major, Hob. XVIII: 11, with Jean-Efflam Bavouzet,  Manchester Camerata under Gábor Takács-Nagy Jean-Efflam Bavouzet is recognised today as one of the world’s finest interpreters of Haydn’s […]


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Gregson's Concerto CD with Peter Moore & Guy Johnston

“A splendid showcase not only for the composer (Edward Gregson)…”

Edward Gregson’s Trombone Concerto ,  A Song for Chris: Cello Concerto,/ Music for Chamber Orchestra,/ Two Pictures for String Orchestra: Goddess and Stepping out Guy Johnston (cello), Peter Moore (trombone), BBC Concert Orchestra and  Bramwell Tovey “A splendid showcase not only for the composer and the two excellent soloists but also the BBC Concert Orchestra, excelling itself […]


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Edward Gregson's Orchestral works on CD at £12.25*

“… a very Gregsonian cocktail. Enjoy.”

“Wissam Boustany (flute) and Richard Watkins (french horn) play with superlative technique and verve in the two concertos but the same must be averred for the BBC Philharmonic, well marshalled by Bramwell Tovey and caught in sumptuous Chandos sound. There really is something for everyone in this disc – glorious Arnoldesque tunes, stimulatingly serious expression, […]


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Szymanowski’s Violin Concertos 1 & 2 with Baiba Skride

Last night violinist Baiba Skride performed Stravinsky’s Concerto for Violin in D major at the BBC Proms with the BBC Symphony Chorus under Ed Gardner . Last year, she played Karol Szymanowski’s First Violin Concerto at the BBC Proms. Next week, she releases a CD of Szymanowski Violin Concertos Nos 1 & 2 and the  duo cycle ‘Myths’ (with Lauma Skride, piano) and the Oslo Philharmonic […]


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‘Eliza’s Aria’ from Wild Swans (heard on Lloyds TSB TV advert)

‘Eliza’s Aria’ from Wild Swans is the haunting music featured in the eye-catching Lloyds TSB ‘For the Journey’ adverts. Hear Eliza’s Aria composed by ELENA KATS-CHERNIN on CD –Wild Swans Concert Suite (with Jane Sheldon, soprano), Piano Concerto No. 2 (with Ian Munro, piano), Mythic performed by Jane Sheldon, Ian Munro, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra under Ola Ruder […]


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