RPO Records

We are delighted to be working with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s label, RPO Records, bringing their albums to the shops for the first time.

Beethoven Piano Concerto No.3 & 'Moonlight' Sonata

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Conductor: Grzegorz Nowak; Piano: Mario Galeani

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Movie Legends: The Music of John Williams (Here Come the Classics Volume 21)

Themes and excerpts from the most memorable film scores by movie legend John Williams. Including Indiana Jones, ET, Jaws, Harry Potter, Superman, The Witches of Eastwick, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Schindler’s List, War of the Worlds, Hook, Star Wars, Far and Away and Jurassic Park.

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Ju-Young Baek Plays Penderecki and Szymanowski

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Conductor: Grzegorz Nowak; Violin: Ju-Young Baek

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ABBAphonic

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor/Arranger: Matthew Freeman
Vocalists: Mary Carewe and Ria Jones

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Kletzki, Szymanowski & Lutosławski: Music for Violin and Orchestra

Grzegorz Nowak conducts Polish music for violin and orchestra, with violinist Robert Davidovici. Featuring the world première recording of Kletzki's Violin Concerto and works by Szymanowski and Lutosławski, widely considered to be two of the greatest Polish composers of the twentieth century. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Conductor - Grzegorz Nowak; Violin - Robert Davidovici

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The Golden Age of Hollywood 4 (Here Come the Classics Volume 24)

David Firman conducts music from A Passage To India, Never On Sunday, A Fistful Of Dollars, Wuthering Heights and Rear Window. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Conductor - David Firman

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Yoon-Hee Kim Plays Khachaturian and Tchaikovsky Violin Concertos

Yoon-Hee Kim Plays Khachaturian and Tchaikovsky Violin Concertos

Yoon-Hee Kim - Violin

Barry Wordsworth - Conductor

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Natasha Paremski plays Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov

Talented young pianist Natasha Paremski plays Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1 and Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in a glorious recording conducted by Fabien Gabel.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Conductor - Fabien Gabel; Piano - Natasha Paremski

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WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW... THE MUSIC OF BURT BACHARACH

A brand new CD celebrating the music of Burt Bacharach, featuring melodic gems such as Walk On ByMagic MomentsI Say A Little Prayer and What's New Pussycat?.

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTOR: RICHARD BALCOMBE
VOCALISTS: GRAHAM BICKLEY, MARY CAREWE, ALISON JIEAR AND SARAH LARK

£10.00

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FILM MUSIC GALA 3 CD SET

A celebration of the greatest film music ever written - from timeless classics to Hollywood blockbusters!

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

£12.00

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MOVIE LEGENDS: THE MUSIC OF JOHN BARRY

This CD celebrates John Barry's music and features hit pieces from: Dances with Wolves, Out of Africa, Born Free, Zulu and many more!

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTORS - NIC RAINE, PAUL BATEMAN, NICK INGMAN AND TOLGA KASHIF

£10.00

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BARRY WORDSWORTH CONDUCTS ELGAR

Respected British conductor Barry Wordsworth conducts the music of one of the country's finest composers. Recorded at Cadogan Hall, the album features the Cockaigne Overture, a vivid portrait of London life, the timeless 'Enigma' Variations and the five complete Pomp and Circumstance Marches.

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTOR - BARRY WORDSWORTH

£10.00

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THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOLLYWOOD 3 (Here Come The Classics Volume 23)

Themes and excerpts from On the Waterfront, Birdman of Alcatraz, Around the World in 80 Days, Murder on the Orient Express, The Philadelphia Story and many more.

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTOR: RICHARD BERNAS

£8.00

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THE VERY BEST OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN

A collection of the greatest songs from Rodgers & Hammerstein's hit musicals, featuring star West End vocalists.

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
MUSIC DIRECTOR: DAVID FIRMAN
VOCALISTS: MARY CAREWE, RIA JONES, GRAHAM BICKLEY AND MICHAEL DORE

£10.00

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SHOSTAKOVICH SYMPHONY NO.5; FESTIVE OVERTURE

The next release in the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's series of discs conducted by Grzegorz Nowak and recorded in the excellent acoustics of Cadogan Hall. Shostakovich’s Symphony No.5 is dark and full of the drama of the Soviet age, with the Festive Overture an irrepressively breezy contrast.

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTOR: GRZEGORZ NOWAK

£8.00

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DVORÁK SYMPHONIES NOS.6-9; CARNIVAL OVERTURE (3CD SET)

A triple CD set of Dvorák's glorious last four symphonies, accompanied by the glittering Carnival Overture. Recorded in the superb acoustics of Cadogan Hall.

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTOR: GRZEGORZ NOWAK

£12.00

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RACHMANINOV SYMPHONY NO.2; VOCALISE

Continuing the series of Cadogan Hall recordings is this brand new disc featuring the music of Rachmaninov. The romantic Symphony No.2, one of the composer's most popular works, is accompanied by the haunting Vocalise, in an intimate version for cello and piano.

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTOR/CELLO: DMITRY YABLONSKY
PIANO: FARHAD BADALBEYLI

£8.00

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SYMPHONIC SGT. PEPPER

The complete iconic Beatles album plus special bonus tracks, arranged exclusively for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTOR: NICK DAVIES METRO
VOICES ARRANGER & PRODUCER: MIKE TOWNEND

£10.00

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

This recording completes the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s Tchaikovsky ballet collection. The Sleeping Beauty tells the story of Princess Aurora, cursed into a lifetime of slumber, only to be awoken by the kiss of a handsome prince.

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTOR: BARRY WORDSWORTH
SOLO VIOLIN: CLIO GOULD
SOLO CELLO: JESSICA BURROUGHS

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AMERICAN CLASSICS (HERE COME THE CLASSICS VOLUME 19)

Three of America's greatest composers and three of their greatest works! Gershwin's symphonic poem An American in Paris, Copland's Suite based on cowboy tunes from Billy the Kid and Bernstein's glorious Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTOR: JOHN BALTIMORE

£8.00

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THE NUTCRACKER (2 CD SET)

The music from Tchaikovsky's magical ballet, with its beautiful familiar highlights (including Waltz of the Flowers and Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy), is a true classical favourite! The evocative score charmingly brings to life the fantasy world of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince in the exotic Kingdom of the Sweets, set one snowy Christmas Eve...

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTOR: DAVID MANINOV

£12.00

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GEORGE GERSHWIN: WHO CARES?

A celebration of some of Gershwin's finest works including Who Cares? (adapted and orchestrated from The Gershwin Songbookby Hershy Kay), Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture for Orchestra and the Cuban Overture.

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTOR: SIMON LEE
PIANO: VIV MCLEAN

£8.00

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BEETHOVEN PIANO CONCERTOS NOS. 4 & 5

Piano Concerto No.4 in G major and Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat Major, 'Emperor'. Performed by Mario Galeani and conducted by Grzegorz Nowak.

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
PIANO: MARIO GALEANI
CONDUCTOR: GRZEGORZ NOWAK

£8.00

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GRZEGORZ NOWAK CONDUCTS SCHUMANN: THE FOUR SYMPHONIES

April 2009 release in conjunction with the Opus 60 series - the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's Principal Associate Conductor, Grzegorz Nowak, conducts all 4 of Schumann's Symphonies. Recorded in the glorious acoustic of Cadogan Hall.

GRZEGORZ NOWAK: CONDUCTOR

£12.00

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A CELEBRATION OF THE SPANISH GUITAR

A passionate collection of Spanish guitar and orchestral favourites including Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez andFantasía para un gentilhombre, Torroba's Sonatina in A, Rossini's The Barber of Seville Overture and Bizet's Carmen Suite No.1 (excerpts).

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTOR: FUAT MANSUROV
GUITAR: ROLANDO SAAD

£8.00

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DEREK HAN PLAYS MOZART

A brand new recording with talented pianist Derek Han and guest pianists Wu Han and Peter Asimov. This CD features four of Mozart's finest piano works - the Concerto for Three Pianos and Orchestra in F Major (K242), the Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in E Flat Major (K365) and the exquisite Rondos in D Major (K382) and A Major (K386).

DEREK HAN: PIANO
MASSIMO QUARTA: CONDUCTOR

£8.00

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SYMPHONIC ROCK TRIPLE CD SET

Over 3 hours of classic rock anthems and pop tracks with an orchestral twist!

CONDUCTORS: DAVID ARNOLD; MATTHEW FREEMAN

£12.00

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BATONS, BOWS AND BRUISES - DVD & CD SET

The story of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is colourful and dramatic, with a reputation worldwide for music-making of the highest quality. This special DVD and CD set celebrates over sixty years of the Orchestra's history through film and music, charting the high-profile conductors, international performances and turbulent times that have helped to shape the Orchestra as we know it today and to create an ongoing tradition of musical excellence.

'…few could have had doubts as to the quality of [the RPO's] playing, which was incisive, insightful and extremely beautiful.' The Guardian

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ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTORS: SIR THOMAS BEECHAM, RUDOLF KEMPE, ANDRÉ PREVIN, SIR CHARLES GROVES AND DANIELE GATTI
PRESENTED BY ANDREW SACHS

£15.00

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SWAN LAKE

Tchaikovsky's glittering ballet score, full of drama and well-loved melodies.

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
CONDUCTOR: NICOLAE MOLDOVEANU
SOLO VIOLIN: CLIO GOULD

£12.00

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