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