Collins Classics is a highly respected classical label formed in 1989 and now owned by Phoenix Music International. Featuring recordings from renowned London orchestras including the London Philharmonic, London Symphony and Consort of London, Collins Classics' catalogue covers a wide range of musical works from Bach to Britten and Shostakovich to Sibelius. The label’s 130 albums form a small yet important part of recorded music history.
Sorry, we just couldn't resist it! But, is there anything better than a good old Classical composer pun? Well, actually, there is. Born in 1732, Mr Franz Joseph Haydn was a undeniably a true pioneer of Western Classical and Chamber music. Referred to as "Father of the Symphony" and "Father of the String Quartet", his renowned compositions earned him positions as a friend of Mozart, teacher of Beethoven and the most celebrated composer in Europe. In homage to this, Collins Cla
Sunday night wouldn’t be complete without an episode of the nation’s favourite TV show, Countryfile. In celebration of the feel good series, the BBC and Demon Music Group have released a special four CD compilation of songs that have either been played on the show in the last three decades or been inspired by it. Out today, Collins Classics is pleased to announce that three of our recordings feature on the carefully curated album. You can listen to Grieg’s ‘Peer Gynt Suite No