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In memoriam Chris Ellis (1928-2019)

Sad to announce that pioneer record producer, co-founder of Challenge Records, jazz classicist and singer Chris Ellis passed away in Hilversum (NL) at the age of 90, this week. He was a big inspiration to us and he shall be missed!

Isabelle van Keulen releases new album in collaboration with NDR Radiophilharmonie

The new album by Isabelle van Keulen & NDR Radiophilharmonie is out now! Isabelle van Keulen proves once again her skill and musical insight both as a violinist and as a violist.

Watch the video interview for background information on this release.

Violin Concerto No. 1 | Viola Concerto |  The Lark Ascending
Violin Concerto No. 1 | Viola Concerto | The Lark Ascending Isabelle van Keulen | NDR Radiophilharmonie
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Out now: Flor da Noite - Duo Braam & Rabello

The album Flor da noite brings to the public the very first recording of Gnattali's entire repertoire for violin and piano. Released on 11/01/2019.

Flor da Noite
Flor da Noite Luís Rabello / Floor Braam
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The Great War Centenary - Michael Foyle & Maksim Stsura is out now!

This well thought-out programme for violin and piano by the young, quickly growing duo Michael Foyle & Maksim Stsura is released November 9th.

The Great War Centenary
The Great War Centenary Michael Foyle | Maksim Stsura
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New album by Van Baerle Trio: Complete Piano Trios vol. 3

The prize-winning Van Baerle Trio is recording all of Beethoven's piano trios, hereby we proudly present the third CD from this series. Released on November 16th.

Complete Piano Trios Vol. 3
Complete Piano Trios Vol. 3 Van Baerle Trio
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Latest releases

Flor da Noite

Flor da Noite

Luís Rabello / Floor Braam

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Morten Ramsbøl True North

Morten Ramsbøl True North

Morten Ramsbøl True North

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Weihnachtsoratorium (reissue)

Weihnachtsoratorium (reissue)

La Petite Bande / Sigiswald Kuijken

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Complete Piano Trios Vol. 3

Complete Piano Trios Vol. 3

Van Baerle Trio

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08 February 2019

The Alaska Sessions - Accidental Tourists

Markus Burger / Peter Erskine / Bob Magnusson

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08 February 2019

m i n i m a l BACH

duo imPuls

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15 February 2019

Garden of Devotion

Lisa Larsson / Netherlands Chamber Orchestra / Gordan Nikolić

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01 March 2019
Johann Sebastian Bach

Matthäus Passion (llimited edition)

Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

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08 March 2019

Trinity

Joost Lijbaart / Sanne Rambags / Bram Stadhouders / Under the Surface

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08 March 2019

Trio Sonatas Op. 2

Al Ayre Español

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In memoriam Chris Ellis (1928-2019)

18-01-2019

image Sad to announce that pioneer record producer, co-founder of Challenge Records, jazz classicist and singer Chris Ellis passed away in Hilversum (NL) near Amsterdam at the ago of 90 this week. He was a big inspiration to us and he shall be missed! ELLIS, CHRISTOPHER REGINALD (CHRIS) was the son of Myrtle Roberts (formerly Ellis nee Orchard) and stepson of Trevor Victor Roberts.  Chris Ellis was educated at Shrewsbury’s Larcastrian School and Technical ...

Challenge Records official curator for Apple Music!

21-12-2018

image We are proud to announce that Challenge Records is now an official curator for Apple Music! Our curator page has been launched with already over ten playlists. ‘New Jazz Releases’ and ‘New Releases’ will be regularly updated with our newest releases for both Challenge Records and Challenge Classics. Our other playlists are based on moods, genres and instruments, such as 'Winter', 'Christmas', ‘Famous String Quartets’, ‘The Joy of Summer’ and ‘Classic ...

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