Official Specialist Classical Chart Top 20

Compiled by the Official Charts Company, the UK's biggest specialist classical albums of the week, based on sales of digital bundles, CDs, vinyl and other formats, across a seven day period

1

Light For The World

Light For the World

Poor Clares of Arundel

Decca

2

Elmas Shelley

Elmas: Piano Concertos

Howard Shelley, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Hyperion

3

Verklarte Nacht Gardner

Verklärte Nacht

Christine Rice, Stuart Skelton, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Edward Gardner

Chandos

4

Elgar Sheku

Elgar: Cello Concerto

Sheku Kanneh-Mason; LSO / Sir Simon Rattle

Decca Classics

5

TALES OF SOLACE

Tales Of Solace

Stephan Moccio

Decca

6

Classic Hauser

Classic

Hauser

Sony

7

NEW YEAR's CONCERT 2021

New Year's Concert 2021

VPO / Riccardo Muti

Sony Classical

8

Bowen Namoradze

Bowen: Fragments from Hans Andersen & Studie

Nicolas Namoradze

Hyperion

9

Machaut Lion Of Nobility

Machaut: The lion of nobility

Orlando Consort

Hyperion

10

Bach Goldberg Lang Lang

Bach: Goldberg Variations

Lang Lang

DG

11

Debussy Olafsson

Debussy / Rameau

Víkingur Ólafsson

DG

12

SONGS OF COMFORT AND HOPE

Songs of Comfort and Hope

Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Kathryn Stott (piano)

Sony

13

Wonder Wander Newby

I Wonder As I Wander

James Newby, Joseph Middleton

BIS

14

Cormac HEAR MY VOICE

Hear My Voice

Cormac

Decca

15

After Silence Voces8

After Silence

Voces8

VOCES8 Records

16

Sorabji Studies

Sorabji: 100 Transcendental Studies 84-100

Fredrik Ullen

BIS

17

Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5 BBC Symphony Orchestra : Martyn Brabbins

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No 5

BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Chorus / Martyn Brabbins

Hyperion

18

Italian Arias Linda Richardson

Italian Opera Arias

Linda Richardson, Sinfonia of London / John Wilson

Chandos

19

Weinberg Arcadia

Weinberg: String Quartets Vol 1

Arcadia Quartet

Chandos

20

The Edge Of The Sea

The Edge of the Sea

Craig Armstrong and Calum Martin

BMG

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