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 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - 2021

Presto 2021 ChartFor the second year running, Víkingur Ólafsson tops the annual Presto Chart, this time around with his mesmerising programme of music by Mozart and his contemporaries Galuppi, Cimarosa, Haydn and CPE Bach. (The Icelandic pianist's Bach album from 2018 also made a reappearance at No. 7, whilst last year's best-selling recital of Rameau and Debussy sits at No. 22).

Other featured artists in the Top 10 include John Wilson and Sinfonia of London, Sean Shibe, Paul Lewis and Steven Osborne, and (in both of his capacities) Sir Antonio Pappano.

No. 1

Víkingur Ólafsson (piano)

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

No. 2

András Schiff (piano/director), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

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

No. 3

Steven Osborne (piano), Paul Lewis (piano)

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

No. 4

Britten, Bliss, Bridge, Berkeley

Sinfonia of London, John Wilson

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

No. 5

Sean Shibe (guitar)

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

No. 6

Krystian Zimerman (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

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

No. 7

Víkingur Ólafsson (piano)

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

No. 8

Hercules Dux Ferrarie, D'ung aultre amer & Missa Faysant regretz

The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips

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

No. 9

Janine Jansen (violin), Antonio Pappano (piano)

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

No. 10

London Symphony Orchestra, Antonio Pappano

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

No. 11

Freiburger Barockconsort, Vox Luminis, Lionel Meunier

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

No. 12

Alexandra Whittingham (guitar)

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

No. 13

Angela Hewitt (piano)

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

No. 14

Igor Levit (piano)

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

No. 15

Alina Ibragimova (violin)

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

No. 16

Isabelle Faust (violin), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Alexander Melnikov (piano), Freiburger Barockorchester, Pablo Heras-Casado

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

No. 17

Nicola Benedetti (violin), Benedetti Baroque Orchestra

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

No. 18

Alina Ibragimova (violin), State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia 'Evgeny Svetlanov', Vladimir Jurowski

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

No. 19

The Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin

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

No. 20

Lise Davidsen (soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder

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

No. 21

Piotr Anderszewski (piano)

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

No. 22

Víkingur Ólafsson (piano)

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

No. 23

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons

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

No. 24

Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Matthew Truscott (violin), Joel Hunter (viola), Frank-Michael Guthmann (cello)

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

No. 25

Lise Davidsen (soprano), Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Edward Gardner

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

No. 26

Lucy Crowe (Rodelinda), Iestyn Davies (Bertarido), Joshua Ellicott (Grimoaldo), Brandon Cedel (Garibaldo), Jess Dandy (Eduige), Tim Mead (Unulfo)

The English Concert, Harry Bicket

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

No. 27

Elgar - Britten - Walton - Vaughan Williams

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla

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

No. 28

Chausson - Rautavaara - Prokofiev

Hilary Hahn (violin), Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Mikko Franck

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

No. 29

Il Giardino Armonico, Giovanni Antonini

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No. 30

Sandrine Piau (soprano), Il Giardino Armonico, Giovanni Antonini

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

No. 31

Behzod Abduraimov (piano)

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

No. 32

Fatma Said (soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano), Burcu Karadag (ney), Rafael Aguirre (guitar), vision string quartet

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

No. 33

Takács Quartet

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

No. 34

William Byrd & John Bull

Kit Armstrong (piano)

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

No. 35

Tanguy de Williencourt (piano), Theotime Langlois de Swart (violin)

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

No. 36

Daniil Trifonov (piano)

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

No. 37

performing version by Deryck Cooke

Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä

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

No. 38

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Andris Nelsons

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

No. 39

Elmas: Piano Concertos

Howard Shelley (piano), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

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

No. 40

Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi

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

No. 41

Sinfonia of London, John Wilson

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

No. 42

Sean Shibe (guitar)

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

No. 43

Danny Driver (piano)

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

No. 44

Stephen Hough (piano)

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

No. 45

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Gustavo Dudamel

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

No. 46

Ludovic Tézier (baritone), Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Frédéric Chaslin

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

No. 47

Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Maxim Vengerov (violin), Kammerorchester Basel, Muhai Tang

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

No. 48

Garrick Ohlsson (piano), Takács Quartet

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

No. 49

Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano)

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

No. 50

Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

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