Since it was founded in 1995, the British independent CD label SOMM Recordings has captured everyone's imagination. Its aim is to share with you the joy of classical music and the delight of discovering fresh repertoire, performed by artists of talent and scholarship. SOMM receives frequent accolades worldwide from collectors, music lovers, critics and the media for recordings of quality, style and originality.
In addition to an unusual catalogue of choral music and song, SOMM and its artists are now working together to uncover new corners of the repertoire in a variety of genres, styles and periods, from the unique to the extraordinary and from the early to the avant-garde.
SOMM is entertaining, stimulating, ever-challenging... but never dull.
Further Reading: Somm
The piano duo talk about their new series of recordings of Beethoven's symphonies transcribed by Scharwenka, and discuss the unique musical changes that took place over Scharwenka's own lifetime.
The English baritone talks to David about his new recording of two song-cycles by this rarely-heard Victorian composer, including a setting of Housman's 'A Shropshire Lad'.