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2017 marks the 30th anniversary of Naxos, the world’s leading classical music label in terms of number of new releases and breadth of catalogue. Its strategy of recording exciting new repertoire with exceptional talent has been recognised with 30 Grammy® awards, more than 800 Penguin Guide 3-star recommendations, 175 Gramophone Editor’s Choice Awards, and numerous other honours. Naxos is a truly international label that produces over 200 new recordings each year in more than 30 countries. You will find below a selection of playlists that exemplify the best of the Naxos catalogue, spotlighting iconic works, world-class artists and the label's renowned album series (50 of the Best, American Classics, etc.). Also included is a special playlist curated by Gramophone's Editor-in-Chief, James Jolly, comprising his 30 favourite pieces from 30 years of Naxos recordings. Please enjoy!

Gramophone Celebrates 30 Years of Naxos
Gramophone Celebrates
30 Years of Naxos
Tastemaker Spotlight: Klaus Heymann
Tastemaker Spotlight:
Klaus Heymann
Naxos American Classics
Naxos American Classics
Best of Classical
Best of Classical
Artist Spotlight: Marin Alsop
Artist Spotlight:
Marin Alsop

By combining the range of its catalogue with its curatorial expertise Naxos has partnered with the major streaming music services to offer playlists of unique range and quality. Naxos has carefully curated these playlists to provide the perfect soundtrack for all of life’s events and adventures. From seasonal celebrations to daily activities like cooking dinner or working out to global cultural events, Naxos has music to accompany you. There are playlists to suit any mood and aid music lovers as they discover and navigate the various genres and eras of Classical Music. Need a playlist of the best movie music and film scores? Naxos has it covered. Interested in new music? The New & Now playlist features all that is new and exciting in the world of classical music, whether it’s new music, new presentations or new performers. With almost 10,000 albums from artists around the world, there is always something great to listen to with Naxos.

Whether you are just learning about the joys of classical music, or are already a collector, let Naxos be your road to discovery and delight. Check out the Naxos playlists by clicking the music service of your choice below and Follow the Naxos profile for new music and playlists added and updated all the time!

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