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 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - January 2020

January 2020Stephen Hough’s superb accounts of Brahms’s late piano works on Hyperion (Gramophone’s Recording of the Month) is our best-selling album for January, closely followed by the third instalment of Martyn Brabbins’s cycle of the Vaughan Williams symphonies with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, with third place going to Sheku Kanneh-Mason for his recording of the Elgar Cello Concerto with Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra on Decca.

No. 1 (new entry)

Stephen Hough (piano)

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

No. 2 (new entry)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins

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

No. 3 (new entry)

Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

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

No. 4 (new entry)

Reinoud Van Mechelen (tenor), Vox Luminis, A Nocte Temporis, Lionel Meunier

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

No. 5 (new entry)

Wiener Philharmoniker, Andris Nelsons

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

Wiener Philharmoniker, Andris Nelsons

Available Format: DVD Video

Wiener Philharmoniker, Andris Nelsons

Available Format: Blu-ray

Wiener Philharmoniker, Andris Nelsons

Available Format: 3 Vinyl Records

No. 6 (new entry)

Joyce DiDonato (Agrippina), Elsa Benoit (Poppea), Luca Pisaroni (Claudio), Franco Fagioli (Nerone), Jakub Józef Orliński (Ottone), Andrea Mastroni (Pallante), Carlo Vistoli (Narciso), Biagio Pizzuti (Lesbo), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Giunone)

Il Pomo d'Oro, Maxim Emelyanychev

Available Formats: 3 CDs, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

No. 7 (new entry)

Xenia Löffler (oboe), Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

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

No. 8 (No. 23 in August chart)

Danish Chamber Orchestra, Danish National Concert Choir, Ádám Fischer

Available Formats: 5 CDs, MP3, FLAC

No. 9 (new entry)

Staatskapelle Weimar, Knabenchor der Jenaer Philharmonie, Damen des Opernchores des Deutschen Nationaltheaters Weimar, Kirill Karabits

Available Formats: CD, MP3, FLAC

No. 10 (No. 2 in December chart)

James Ehnes (violin), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Manze

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

No. 11 (No. 11 in December chart)

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

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

No. 12 (new entry)

Louise Alder (soprano), Joseph Middleton (piano)

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

No. 13 (No. 10 in December chart)

Sinfonia of London, John Wilson

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

No. 14 (No. 8 in December chart)

Beatrice Rana (piano)

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

No. 15 (new entry)

Angela Meade, Erin Wall, Lisette Oropesa (sopranos), Elizabeth Bishop, Mihoko Fujimura (contraltos), Anthony Dean Griffey (tenor), Markus Werba (baritone), John Relyea (bass)

Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin

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

No. 16 (new entry)

Sinfonia of London, John Wilson

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

No. 17 (No. 1 in December chart)

Gautier Capuçon (cello), Yuja Wang (piano)

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

No. 18 (new entry)

Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä

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

No. 19 (new entry)

Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Mariss Jansons

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

No. 20 (No. 6 in December chart)

Les Siècles, François-Xavier Roth

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

No. 21 (new entry)

Akademie fϋr Alte Musik Berlin, Bernhard Forck

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

No. 22 (new entry)

Il Giardino Armonico, Giovanni Antonini

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

No. 23 (new entry)

Lars Vogt (piano/director), Royal Northern Sinfonia

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

No. 24 (No. 3 in December chart)

Marlis Petersen (Leonore), Maximilian Schmitt (Florestan), Dimitry Ivashchenko (Rocco), Johannes Weisser (Pizarro), Robin Johannsen (Marzelline), Johannes Chum (Jaqino), Tareq Nazmi (Don Fernando), Florian Feth, Julian Popken (Two Prisoners)

Freiburger Barockorchester, René Jacobs

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

No. 25 (No. 14 in July chart)

Isabelle Faust (violin), Bernhard Forck, (violin), Xenia Loeffler (oboe)

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

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