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"Alpha Records that are as beautiful to look at as to listen to" - that’s how the creation of Alpha was greeted by the press in 1999. As well as exploring previously-unknown repertoire of composers such as Bellerofonte Castaldi, Domenico Belli, Stefano Landi, Pierre Guédron and Philipp Heinrich Erlebach, Alpha foregrounds the connections between literature, poetry, theatre and painting and showcases new performing talent. Only a few years after its inception Alpha was named “Classical Label of the year 2005” by the international press.

Further Reading: Alpha

Recording of the Week, A fin-de-siècle voyage with Barbara Hannigan and the Emerson String Quartet

The quartet - joined by Barbara Hannigan and Bertrand Chamayou - go out on a high after nearly fifty years of music-making, with a programme of early twentieth-century works themed around journeying and longing.

Interview, Reginald Mobley on Because

Ahead of his Proms performance of the programme at The Sage this weekend, the American countertenor discusses his album of spirituals and songs by Black composers with jazz pianist Baptiste Trotignon, released on Alpha Classics in May.

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