Matthew Schellhorn


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Colin Riley: Shenanigans
NMC Recordings NMC D241
released 20 October 2017

In this album of Colin Riley’s music, Matthew Schellhorn performs his second commission from the composer, As the Tender Twilight Covers, premiered at York Late Music and recorded here in 2016
sensitive playing from Matthew Schellhorn
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Geoffrey Bush & Joseph Horovitz: Songs
Naxos 8.571378
released 14 July 2017

Matthew Schellhorn partners soprano Susanna Fairbain in performances of the songs of Geoffrey Bush and Joseph Horovitz, including several World Premiere recordings.
a splendidly stylish and communicative alliance
Patrick Nunn: Morphosis
Red Sock Records RSR003CD
released February 2016

Matthew Schellhorn partners Sarah Mason (percussion), Maria Oldak (violin) and the composer himself (electronics) in performances of Patrick Nunn’s Isochronous and Transilent Fragments
clarity of concept, imaginative textures and integrity
British Composer Awards
Ian Wilson: Stations
Diatribe Records DIACD016
released April 2014

Matthew Schellhorn performs Ian Wilson's monumental solo piano masterpiece, Stations. Released on Diatribe Records, Ireland's leading label for new music, this is Matthew Schellhorn's first solo CD.
Schellhornā€™s performance is assured and definite, giving life to Wilson's music
Navona Records NV5943
released February 2014

Matthew Schellhorn performs Steel-grey splinters, new commission from Irish composer Gráinne Mulvey, on this release of finely crafted and thought-provoking works.
dark, edgy, roiling music
Chicago Classical Review
Nonclassical NONCLSS013
released October 2011

Matthew Schellhorn features on Outside, debut album of violinist Aisha Orazbayeva. Music by Salvatore Sciarrino, Maurice Ravel, Peter Zinovieff / Aisha Orazbayeva, and Helmut Lachenmann.
Profoundly radical and inventiveā€¦ an album of pure classical dynamite
The Sound Projector
Messiaen: Chamber Works
Signum Classics SIGCD126
released June 2008

British pianist Matthew Schellhorn is joined by the Soloists of the Philharmonia Orchestra in this recording of Olivier Messiaen's chamber works, including the eight-movement masterpiece Quatuor pour la fin du Temps.
A heart-stoppingly beautiful performance ... stellar version *****
All Music Guide (USA)
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