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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*and  Naxos single CDs are £7.50* or 5 for £35*

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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Un-Cut Classical Music Column, Essex County Standard 15 Nov 2013

In this monthly column, I aim to highlight concerts and encourage you to enjoy live Classical Music. A YouGov poll of 2,000 under 25s showed that 60% are keen to explore music outside pop, with 31% of that group wanting to learn more about classical music. The Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra by Benjamin […]


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Un-cut CD review PETER GRIMES by Benjamin Britten, Colchester Gazette 15 November 2013

This 2-CD set, a live recording of the Britten centenary production of his opera, was recorded this summer at Snape Maltings Concert Hall as part of the 66th Aldeburgh Festival. The tragic tale of Peter Grimes is a moving portrayal of a small fishing community, struggling to accept Peter Grimes, whose young apprentices have disappeared […]


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Un-CUT CLASSICAL MUSIC COLUMN Colchester Gazette, 15 November

Voyage to far-away lands with the Essex Symphony Orchestra under Tom Hammond in a popular programme transporting you around the world in music. The evening includes Carl Nielsen’s Helios Overture, depicting sunrise to sunset, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, fantasy narratives from the Orient. Travels begin at 7.30pm in Christ Church, New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0AW […]


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Sounds of the sea from Clacton Choral Society

Our British weather is often portrayed in music and an example of this will be heard tomorrow evening in a concert entitled Songs from Land and Sea with the Clacton Choral Society under conductor Gillian Dulieu and alto soloist Elaine Henson. The evening includes music by Vaughan Williams and the first performance of new arrangement […]


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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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