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 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - May 2019

April Chart

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla’s debut on Deutsche Grammophon is in the lead by some way this month, having featured as Recording of the Month in the June issue of Gramophone and as one of our own Recordings of the Week on 3rd May – you can read James’s full review of the album here.

New entries in the top 10 include Lise Davidsen’s magnificent debut album of Wagner and Strauss (released on Decca last Friday), Paul McCreesh’s exhilarating English Coronation on Signum, and Kirill Petrenko’s first recording as Chief Conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker on the orchestra's own label.

No. 1 (No. 23 last month)

Gidon Kremer (violin), Kremerata Baltica, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla

Available Formats: 2 CDs, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 2 (new entry)

Les Siècles, François-Xavier Roth

Available Formats: CD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 3 (new entry)

Berliner Philharmoniker, Kirill Petrenko

Available Formats: SACD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 4 (No. 16 last month)

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Andris Nelsons

Available Formats: 2 CDs, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC, Hi-Res+ FLAC

No. 5 (No. 1 last month)

András Schiff (fortepiano)

Available Formats: 2 CDs, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 6 (No. 5 last month)

Rachel Podger (violin)

Available Formats: 2 SACDs, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 7 (new entry)

Lise Davidsen (soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen

Available Formats: CD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 8 (new entry)

Gabrieli, Paul McCreesh

Available Formats: 2 CDs, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 9 (No. 3 last month)

Isabelle Faust (violin), Bernhard Forck, (violin), Xenia Loeffler (oboe); Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Available Formats: 2 CDs, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 10 (new entry)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Ladies of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, Andrew Manze

Available Formats: CD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 11 (new entry)

No. 12 (No. 6 last month)

Víkingur Ólafsson (piano)

Available Formats: CD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 13 (new entry)

Alexandre Kantorow (piano), Tapiola Sinfonietta, Jean-Jacques Kantorow

Available Formats: SACD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 14 (No. 4 last month)

Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer

Available Formats: SACD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 15 (No. 7 last month)

Olivier Latry plays the Cavaillé-Coll organ of Notre-Dame de Paris

Available Formats: CD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 16 (new entry)

Albrecht Mayer (oboe), Bamberger Symphoniker, Jakub Hrůša

Available Formats: CD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 17 (new entry)

Michael Fabiano (tenor), London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Voices, Enrique Mazzola

Available Formats: CD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 18 (new entry)

Il Giardino Armonico, Giovanni Antonini

Available Formats: CD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC, Hi-Res+ FLAC

No. 19 (No. 13 last month)

Isabelle Faust (violin), Alexander Melnikov (piano), Tanguy de Williencourt (piano), Magali Mosnier (flute), Antoine Tamestit viola), Xavier de Maistre (harp), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Javier Perianes (piano)

Available Formats: CD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 20 (No. 2 last month)

Le Concert des Nations, La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Jordi Savall

Available Formats: 2 SACDs, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 21 (new entry)

Ulf Wallin (violin), Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Christian Lindberg

Available Formats: SACD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 22 (new entry)

Emma Bell (Vanessa), Virginie Verrez (Erika), Edgaras Montvidas (Anatol), Rosalind Plowright (The Old Baroness), Donnie Ray Albert (The Old Doctor), Romanas Kudriašovas (Footman) & William Thomas (Nicholas, the Major-Domo)

The Glyndebourne Chorus & London Philharmonic Orchestra Jakub Hrůša (conductor) & Keith Warner (director)

Available Format: DVD Video

Emma Bell (Vanessa), Virginie Verrez (Erika), Edgaras Montvidas (Anatol), Rosalind Plowright (The Old Baroness), Donnie Ray Albert (The Old Doctor), Romanas Kudriašovas (Footman) & William Thomas (Nicholas, the Major-Domo)

The Glyndebourne Chorus & London Philharmonic Orchestra Jakub Hrůša (conductor) & Keith Warner (director)

Available Format: Blu-ray

No. 23 (new entry)

Doric String Quartet

Available Formats: 2 CDs, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 24 (new entry)

Jess Gillam (saxophones)

Available Formats: CD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 25 (new entry)

Magdalena Kožená (mezzo), Collegium 1704, Václav Luks

Available Formats: SACD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC