Collins Classics is a highly respected classical label formed by Pinnacle Entertainment 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.
After a hectic summer, we need a rest! In fact, we need some 'Classical & Chill' to help us ease into the cold, winter months. Do you feel the same?
In anticipation that you do, the master of French Impressionism himself, Claude Debussy, is here to lend a hand... or two! Taking the form of relaxing piano suites, violin sonatas and saxophone quartets, 'Debussy and Chill' is the latest album in our 'Classical & Chill' series.
With the thirtieth anniversary of Collins Classics fast approaching in 2019, we are proud to present a selection of our label’s greatest works re-branded, repackaged and reworked under our new, elite division, Collins Classics Gold.
Over the coming months, some of your favourite Classical works including ‘The Planets’ by Holst, ‘In South’ by Elgar and Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’ will be presented with new and exclusive artwork in the format of new digital albums, EPs and singles.
You know the drill by now. Once every two months, we take a great Classical composer, transform his portrait into a work of pop-art beauty even Andy Warhol would envy and brand them under the slogan ‘Classical & Chill’.
Well, now it’s the turn of Mr Johannes Brahms to step into the makeover chair as Collins Classics is pleased to present ‘Brahms and Chill’.
With the album travelling through the light and shade of the great German composer’s turbulent emotions, get whipped into a frenzy by ‘Hungarian Dance No.5 in G Minor’ or take it slow with the first of his ‘3 Intermezzos’.
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.1, Op.46: Morning’ performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, ‘Concerto No.1 in E Major, RV269, "Spring": I Allegro’ composed by Antonio Vivaldi and performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Consort of London’s rendition of Vaughan William’s ‘The Lark Ascending: II. Instrumental Solo (Excerpt)’ alongside other inspiring pieces from the programme now!