RECENT: Find out about composers from unusual places, including Gerard Schurmann, Giya Kancheli, Nazib Zhiganov and Nodar Gabunia, about singing in cars, and meet Jim Hutton from the RLPO and some of our regular contributors in this eighty-minute February 2021 video.
Champs Hill Records is a not-for-profit independent British record label dedicated to recordings made in the Music Room at Champs Hill - a private 160-seat concert hall in the rural West Sussex countryside. Founded in 2010, it specialises in young artists and in new or under-represented repertoire. The label celebrated its one hundredth release in 2016. It is supported by the Bowerman Charitable Trust, established in 1984.
Further information: champshillrecords.co.uk
CD Spotlight. Birdsong Fragments - 'Songs of Travel and Home' performed by Jullien van Mellaerts, recommended by Geoff Pearce. '... a singer with a very expressive voice, a pleasing tone, a great insight into the music he sings ...'
CD Spotlight. Excellent and Compelling - Chamber music by John McCabe impresses Geoff Pearce. 'This is a fantastic disc, both for the performances and also for this largely unfamiliar music.'
CD Spotlight. Adventurous Disposition - Sophie Rosa and Benjamin Powell, heard by Gerald Fenech. 'A wonderfully attractive recital ...'