VIDEO PODCAST: New Recordings - Find out about Adrian Williams, Andriy Lehki, African Pianism, Heinrich Schütz and Walter Arlen, and meet Stephen Sutton of Divine Art Recordings, conductor Kenneth Woods, composer Graham Williams and others.
VIDEO PODCAST: Slava Ukraini! - recorded on 24 February 2022, the day Europe woke up to the news that Vladimir Putin's Russian forces had invaded Ukraine. A fifty minute video which also features Caitríona O'Leary and Eric Fraad discussing their new film Island of Saints, and pays tribute to Joseph Horovitz, Malcolm Troup and Maria Nockin.
Sacks grew up in Boston, MA, USA, and trained as a professional horn player at Oberlin and the Conservatorium in Amsterdam. After fifteen years of making music, he turned what was previously a hobby into a business - making recordings of classical music.
Channel Classics' artists include Amanda Roocroft, the Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet, the Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Andrew Manze, the Boccherini Quartet, Brecon Baroque, the Budapest Festival Orchestra, Candida Thompson, Dejan Lazić, Emily Beynon, the European Community Baroque Orchestra, Florilegium, Holland Baroque, Iván Fischer, Jos van Immerseel, Kirill Petrenko, Lavinia Meijer, the Meridian Arts Ensemble, Nederlands Kamerkoor, Pieter Wispelwey, Rachel Podger, the Ragazze Quartet, Richard Tognetti, Roy Goodman, Rosanne Philippens, Sinfonietta Cracovia, Trevor Pinnock and Vassily Sinaisky.
In 2006 the label began to release SACD recordings of Chinese performers, including the China National Symphony Orchestra.
Further information: www.channelclassics.com
CD Spotlight. No Reservations Here - The Meridian Arts Ensemble, heard by the late Howard Smith. '... an unusually broad span of inspired composition.'
CD Spotlight. Distinct Insights - Dejan Lazic plays Beethoven, heard by Howard Smith. '... a crisp, vernal, excellently deliniated performance ...'
CD Spotlight. Knowledge and Imagination - Lavinia Meijer plays recent music for harp, and impresses Paul Sarcich. '... an exceptional player ...'
CD Spotlight. A Flowing Delivery - Bach Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin, heard by Howard Smith. '... vital technical flair ...'