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 Awards, Recordings of the Year 2022 - Our Top 100

The first meeting of the Presto Awards committee is over, and it's time to reveal the 100 recordings which have most impressed our editorial team this year...

 Recording of the Week, Baroque instrumental music for Christmas from Bojan Čičić and the Illyria Consort

Bojan Čičić and the Illyria Consort present an alternative Christmas sound-world, replacing vocal and choral music with string concertos and sonatas from around Europe.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 25th November 2022

Florence Price's Songs of the Oak and Concert Overtures, Bach's Goldberg Variations from Fazil Say, Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana starring Anita Rachvelishvili, and Shostakovich and Mahler from Jaap van Zweden in Hong Kong.

 Announcement, Give Back Friday 2022

For four days we will be donating 5% of all the revenue we receive to three local charities whose aims are closely aligned with our own: Armonico Consort, Leamington Music Festival and Orchestra of the Swan

 Interview, Clare Hammond on the piano études of Hélène de Montgeroult

The pianist talks about her new album focusing on the revolutionary piano studies of Hélène de Montgeroult - anticipating many of the ideas that would be adopted by later Romantic composers.

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New and Future releases

  • Claude Debussy: Préludes
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  • The Golden Renaissance: William Byrd
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  • Vaughan Williams: Symphonies Nos 6 & 8
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  • Schubert: Schwanengesang
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  • Netzel, Sandström & Tarrodi: Piano Concertos
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