New classical music

 Read reviewPurcell: The Fairy Queen, 1692

Purcell: The Fairy Queen, 1692

Carolyn Sampson, Anna Dennis, Gabrieli Consort, Paul McCreesh

Purcell's masterful composition, Gabrieli's first-class performance, and McCreesh's superb interpretation demonstrate why their recordings are seen as some of the best in classical music today

$29.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewDeath and the Maiden

Death and the Maiden

12 Ensemble

With their own arrangement of Schubert's iconic string quartet at its heart, 12 Ensemble's latest record also features a brand new commission by Oliver Leith, alongside a poignant work by Tavener

$21.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewAspects of America: The Pulitzer Edition

Aspects of America: The Pulitzer Edition

Oregon Symphony, Carlos Kalmar

Three Pulitzer Prize-winning symphonic works by Walter Piston, Morton Gould and Howard Hanson

$22.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Bluetongue - Australian Guitar Quartets

Bluetongue - Australian Guitar Quartets

Guitar Trek

Australia's premier guitar quartet Guitar Trek reflects life in modern Australia with a programme that showcases works of immense colour and rhythmic vitality.

$12.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Elgar: Violin Concerto

Elgar: Violin Concerto

Nicola Benedetti, Petr Limonov, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski

GRAMMY Award-winning violinist Nicola Benedetti's new album explores music by Britain's beloved composer, Edward Elgar.

$24.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Macmillan: Symphony No. 4 & Viola Concerto

Macmillan: Symphony No. 4 & Viola Concerto

Lawrence Power, BBC Philharmonic, Martyn Brabbins

MacMillan's viola concerto was written for Lawrence Power, who brings a unique authority to this, its first recording. The fourth symphony - a major addition to the repertoire - is a generous and appropriate coupling, both...

$24.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Vivaldi & Piazzolla: The Four Seasons

Vivaldi & Piazzolla: The Four Seasons

Arabella Steinbacher, Munich Chamber Orchestra

Lively combination of baroque and tango

$24.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

The Best of Tasmin

The Best of Tasmin

Tasmin Little

Following the announcement by Tasmin Little of her intended retirement from the concert platform, we wanted to create an album that would stand as both a tribute to, and celebration of, her outstanding career as a performer.

$24.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Zemlinsky: Die Seejungfrau

Zemlinsky: Die Seejungfrau

Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Marc Albrecht

A fin-de-siècle Little Mermaid

$22.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Frederick Septimus Kelly: Piano Music

Frederick Septimus Kelly: Piano Music

Alex Wilson

Frederick Septimus Kelly was on the way to becoming one of Australia's most important early composers when he was killed during the Battle of the Somme in 1916. His Twelve Studies and 24 Monographs are the most significant...

$22.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewWomen of Note: A Century of Australian Composers, Volume 2

Women of Note: A Century of Australian Composers, Volume 2

Various Artists

Building on the success of our first Women of Note album last year, ABC Classic is thrilled to be releasing the second volume in our now annual celebration of Australia's female composers.

$24.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewBeethoven: The Piano Concertos

Beethoven: The Piano Concertos

Jayson Gillham, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Carter

ABC Classic is thrilled to announce the release of the complete piano concertos by Beethoven, performed by pianist Jayson Gillham, with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra conducted by Nicholas Carter.

$31.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Belle Époque

Belle Époque

Daniel Hope, Lise de la Salle, Simon Crawford-Phillips, Zürcher Kammerorchester

Daniel Hope's new double album Belle Époque brings together popular and rarely heard classical repertoire that emerged in the great musical nations of Europe in those four-and-half gilded decades

$34.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewLines Written During a Sleepless Night: The Russian Connection

Lines Written During a Sleepless Night: The Russian Connection

Louise Alder, Joseph Middleton

The young British soprano Louise Alder traces her family history through a programme of Rachmaninov, Grieg, Medtner, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky and Britten, with superb support from Joseph Middleton.

$24.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

Benjamin Grosvenor, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Elim Chan

British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor presents a new recording of two concerto favourites

$24.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewPiae Cantiones: Spiritual Songs

Piae Cantiones: Spiritual Songs

Utopia Chamber Choir, Andrew Lawrence-King

Andrew Lawrence-King conducts the leading Finnish early music vocal ensemble Utopia Chamber Choir in a performance of traditional carols from the 'Piae Cantiones'

$29.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Brahms: String Sextets

Brahms: String Sextets

WDR Chamber Players

After their acclaimed Brahms String Quintets recording, the WDR Chamber Players now present the composer's string sextets.

$26.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Schubert: Piano Sonatas D958 & D894

Schubert: Piano Sonatas D958 & D894

Adam Laloum

Rarely presented together, these two Schubert masterpieces are key works in the repertoire but also in the aesthetic explorations of Adam Laloum, who here makes his first recording for harmonia mundi.

$26.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Dream Songs: Essential Joe Hisaishi

Dream Songs: Essential Joe Hisaishi

Joe Hisaishi

Joe Hisaishi is one of Japan's most beloved and prolific composers. Best-known as the go-to composer for Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki (including the Academy Award-winning Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke),...

$24.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewVasks: Works For Piano Trio

Vasks: Works For Piano Trio

Trio Palladio

Latvian composer Peteris Vasks (b. 1946) has earned much international acclaim through his deeply spiritual works of choral music, symphonies and concertos. Vasks list of works also includes several pieces of chamber music. This...

$26.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Debussy & Rameau: Works for Solo Piano

Debussy & Rameau: Works for Solo Piano

Víkingur Ólafsson

Fresh from his hugely acclaimed and multi -award-winning album Johann Sebastian Bach, Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson's third Deutsche Grammophon recording pairs works by two revolutionary French composers...

$29.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read review14 Histoires de Guitares

14 Histoires de Guitares

David Jacques

Classical guitarist David Jacques has assembled a private collection of rare guitars made by the finest luthiers of the past 400 years. With his new album 14 Guitar Stories, Jacques becomes the first guitarist to play all 14...

$29.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Tartini: Violin Concertos

Tartini: Violin Concertos

Chouchane Siranossian, Venice Baroque Orchestra, Andrea Marcon

French violinist Chouchane Siranossian tackles a programme of extremely virtuosic concertos that few Baroque violinists dare to face.

$29.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11 'The Year 1905'

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11 ‘The Year 1905’

BBC Philharmonic, John Storgårds

The BBC Philharmonic under John Storgårds captures the tremendous intensity of this epic symphony

$26.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Ola Gjeilo: Night

Ola Gjeilo: Night

Ola Gjeilo

Norwegian composer and pianist Ola Gjeilo presents a stunning collection of brand-new original works for solo piano, composed and performed by Gjeilo himself.

$24.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Schoenberg: Violin Concerto & Verklärte Nacht

Schoenberg: Violin Concerto & Verklärte Nacht

Isabelle Faust, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Harding

Between post-Romantic twilight and 'classical' rigour, Isabelle Faust and her most faithful partners offer us an extraordinarily lively interpretation of some of the most remarkable pages in twentieth-century musical literature.

$26.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

J.S. Bach: St Matthew Passion

J.S. Bach: St Matthew Passion

Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki

Masaaki Suzuki and his Bach Collegium Japan made their first recording of the St Matthew Passion in March 1999. Twenty years later, in April 2019, it was time once again, as the singers and players gathered in the concert hall of...

$49.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

The Contrast: English Poetry in Song

The Contrast: English Poetry in Song

Carolyn Sampson, Joseph Middleton

The music on this amply-filled disc illustrates the diversity of British song-writing and its transformation over a century: from Vaughan Williams's Orpheus and his Lute (ca 1901) to Huw Watkins's Five Larkin Songs, composed in...

$24.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Oper auf Deutsch

Oper auf Deutsch

Various Artists

This collection is a real treasure trove for opera lovers and tells the astonishing story of an era when all the many municipal opera houses in the German-speaking world performed the standard repertoire from Bizet to Verdi in the...

$89.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

The Mythos Suite

The Mythos Suite

Debbie Wiseman, Stephen Fry, The National Symphony Orchestra

The Mythos Suite is a unique project,  bringing together Stephen Fry's storytelling talents with Debbie Wiseman's celebrated skills as a composer. The music, composed by Debbie, was inspired by Stephen Fry's work Mythos, an...

$29.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewAquarelles: Debussy & Hahn

Aquarelles: Debussy & Hahn

Siobhan Stagg, Noga Quartet

The debut album from the Noga Quartet follows the great tradition of chamber music that enthrals in performances of some of the greatest compositions of the string quartet repertoire.

$29.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Richard Strauss: Vier letzte Lieder & Lieder

Richard Strauss: Vier letzte Lieder & Lieder

Diana Damrau, Helmut Deutsch, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Mariss Jansons

The centrepiece of this album of Strauss songs is the sublime Vier letzte Lieder in which Damrau joins forces with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and its long-standing Chief Conductor Mariss Jansons

$29.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewLes Sons et les Parfums: Works for Solo Piano

Les Sons et les Parfums: Works for Solo Piano

Janina Fialkowska

Les Sons et les Parfums is a newly-recorded personal anthology of 20th century French music, curated and performed by pianist Janina Fialkowska.

$29.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

New Year's Concert 2020

New Year’s Concert 2020

Vienna Philharmonic, Andris Nelsons

The New Year's Concert, one of the worlds most famous and spectacular classical music events, returns for the 81st time to present a sensational programme made up of the vast repertoire of the family of Johann Strauss and its...

$19.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Elgar: Cello Concerto

Elgar: Cello Concerto

Skeku Kanneh-Mason, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

Award-winning cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason returns with Elgar, a new album of works anchored around Elgar's Cello Concerto - arguably the best-known work in the classical canon written for solo cello

$22.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Ravi Shankar: Sukanya

Ravi Shankar: Sukanya

London Philharmonic Orchestra, David Murphy

Inspired by Ravi Shankar's own wife and based on a tale from the Mahābhārata, Sukanya seamlessly blends Western and Indian musical traditions to tell an epic and magical love story which transcends time and space.

$26.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Islands Essential Einaudi (Local Edition)

Islands Essential Einaudi (Local Edition)

Einaudi Ludovico

This 2-CD collection brings together a selection of Einaudi's most popular tracks. The "godfather of neo-classical", Ludovico Einaudi's isone of the world's most popular contemporary composers. His minimal, intimate...

$24.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

J.S. Bach: The Well Tempered Consort - I

J.S. Bach: The Well Tempered Consort - I

Phantasm

In this new recording Phantasm make no excuses for arranging some of Bach's remarkable keyboard music for a consort of viols. The repertoire chosen for this recording has an uncanny way of forging Bach's links with the old English...

$26.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Back in Harmony

Back in Harmony

Aled Jones, Russell Watson

Back in the studio after the bestselling In Harmony, Aled Jones and Russell Watson deliver some of their favourites standards, popular classical songs, hymns and arias

$19.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Beethoven & Mozart Violin Sonatas

Beethoven & Mozart Violin Sonatas

Richard Tognetti, Erin Helyard

In this landmark recording of violin sonatas by Mozart and Beethoven, pianist Erin Helyard's intimate knowledge of the soundworld of Classical Vienna is paired with the passionate eloquence of Richard Tognetti on violin: two of...

$24.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Our Place: Duets for Cello and Guitar

Our Place: Duets for Cello and Guitar

Slava Grigoryan, Sharon Grigoryan

Australia's favourite musical couple, Slava and Sharon Grigoryan, invite you to their place and to hear them play their favourite pieces of music for you.

$22.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Don’t see anything you like? Search our catalogue of over a million books.