To coincide with Pride month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, Signum Classics has curated a special playlist of music by LGBTQ+ composers and performers. In the words of curator Andrew Brinsford, "The music in this playlist touches on some of the struggles, both public and personal, battles and triumphs faced during [...]
“To me, we are the most beautiful creatures in the whole world, black people…As far as I’m concerned, my music is addressed to my people, especially to make them more curious about where they came from and their own identity and pride in that identity” - Nina Simone. With the passing of Jessye Norman, [...]
For the second in our Classical Destinations series, we hop across the Channel to the City of Lights and a musical celebration of all things Parisian. From Notre Dame’s ancient mass setting to Edith Piaf’s stirring performances and everything in between, join us in celebrating one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in [...]
Although being a global company, Signum is London born and bred so for the first in our series of Classical Destinations playlists, our home city was the obvious choice! From Westminster to Whitechapel, Cherry Tree Lane to Fleet Street, Berkley Square to Battersea Park, taking in a Waterloo Sunset along the way, this musical tour [...]
On July 20th 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong made history with ‘one small step’. To mark the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, Signum Classics have curated a playlist of music inspired by the moon, the stars and the thought of what might be waiting for us out in the furthest reaches of space. [...]
Need a helping hand to unwind? Grab yourself a drink and stick on this playlist. Filled with some fo the silkiest pieces of classical music, it is the perfect compliment to an evening tipple. This playlist will be completely dynamic, with new tracks being added regularly.
Composer in Focus: James MacMillan: To mark the release of ‘One Equal Music’, the new album from The Elysian Singers performing works by James MacMillan, we have chosen some of our favourite pieces by the great composer alongside works that inspired his music. © Philip Gatward