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 Awards, Recordings of the Year 2022 - Our Top 100

Presto Top 100 2022After many hours of listening and discussion, the Presto editorial team have finally decided on our Top 100 Recordings of the Year: you can browse through the finalists below, and until 23rd January 2023 we're offering special discounts on almost all of the featured titles.

Our Top 10 recordings will be announced on the morning of Friday 9th December...

Rebeca Omordia (piano)

Available Formats: CD, MP3, FLAC

Jonathan Tetelman (tenor), Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria, Karel Mark Chichon

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

Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

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

Francesco Corti (harpsichord/director), Andrea Buccarella (harpsichord), Il Pomo d'Oro

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

Julian Prégardien (Evangelist), Stéphane Degout (Christus), Sabine Devieilhe & Hana Blažiková (sopranos), Lucile Richardot (mezzo), Tim Mead (countertenor), Reinoud Van Mechelen & Emiliano Gonzalez Toro (tenors), Christian Immler (bass-baritone)

Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon

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

Dylan Perez (piano), Samantha Clarke, Soraya Mafi, Louise Kemény, Mary Bevan (sopranos), Fleur Barron (mezzo), Jess Dandy (contralto), Nicky Spence (tenor), Dominic Sedgwick, Julien Van Mellaerts (baritones), William Thomas (bass)

Navarra String Quartet

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

Helen Charlston (mezzo), Toby Carr (theorbo)

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

Mitsuko Uchida (piano)

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

James Ehnes (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis

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

Michael Spyres (baritenor), Timothy Ridout (viola), Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg, John Nelson

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

Lassus, Beethoven, Adès & Dowland

Castalian String Quartet

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

Jodie Devos (soprano), Brussels Philharmonic, Pierre Bleuse

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

The Nash Ensemble

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

Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

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

Benjamin Bernheim (tenor), Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Frédéric Chaslin

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

Paul Lewis (piano)

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

Boris Giltburg (piano), Pavel Nikl (viola), Pavel Haas Quartet

Available Format: CD

Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Belcea Quartet

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

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Andris Nelsons

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

Ludovico Minasi, Cristina Vidoni, Teodoro Baù and Simone Vallerotonda

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

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

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

Elena Urioste (violin), Chineke! Orchestra, Fawzi Haimor, Roderick Cox, Kevin John Edusei, Kalena Bovell, Anthony Parnther,

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

Vaughan Williams - Berkeley - Warlock

Roderick Williams (baritone), Andrew Staples (tenor), Elena Urioste (violin), London Choral Sinfonia, Michael Waldron

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

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Domingo Hindoyan

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

Julien Behr (Pelléas), Vannina Santoni (Mélisande), Alexandre Duhamel (Golaud), Marie-Ange Todorovitch (Geneviève), Jean Teitgen (Arkel), Hadrien Joubert (Yniold)

Les Siècles, Chœur de l'Opéra de Lille François-Xavier Roth

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

Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

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

Dvořák - Ginastera - Sarasate

Hilary Hahn (violin), Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Andrés Orozco-Estrada

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

Jakub Józef Orliński (countertenor), Michał Biel (piano)

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

Lisette Oropesa (soprano), Sachsischer Staatsopernchor, Dresdner Philharmonie, Corrado Rovaris

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

Justin Taylor (harpsichord), Théotime Langlois de Swarte (violin)

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

Víkingur Ólafsson (piano)

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

Yo-Yo Ma (cello), New York Philharmonic Orchestra, John Williams

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

Lise Davidsen (soprano), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

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

Lucy Crowe (Angel), Sophie Bevan (Mary Magdalene), Iestyn Davies (Mary Cleophas), Hugo Hymas (John the Evangelist), Ashley Riches (Lucifer)

The English Concert, Harry Bicket

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

Lisette Oropesa (Theodora), Joyce DiDonato (Irene), Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian (Didymus), Michael Spyres (Septimius), John Chest (Valens)

Il Pomo d'Oro, Maxim Emelyanychev

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

The Eight Great Suites & Overtures

Francesco Corti (harpsichord)

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

Chen Reiss (soprano), Jewish Chamber Orchestra Munich, Daniel Grossmann

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

Sinfonia of London, John Wilson

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

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Dmitri Ensemble, Carolyn Sampson, Graham Ross

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

Jonas Kaufmann (tenor), Ludovic Tézier (baritone), Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano

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

Haydn 2032, Vol. 12

Kammerorchester Basel, Giovanni Antonini

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

ACME & Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier

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

Fatma Said (soprano), Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, Sascha Goetzel

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

Iyad Sughayer (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Andrew Litton

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

Anna Prohaska (soprano), Isabelle Faust (violin)

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

Mary Bevan (Margery), Catherine Carby (Mauxalinda), Mark Wilde (Moore of Moore Hall), John Savournin (Gaffer Gubbins/The Dragon)

The Brook Street Band, John Andrews

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

Krassimira Stoyanova (Fleana), Arsen Soghomonyan (Radu), Stephen Gaertner (Tamar), Lukasz Golinski (Il Vecchio)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Opera Rara Chorus, Carlo Rizzi

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

Matthias Goerne (bass-baritone), Daniil Trifonov (piano)

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

Fretwork

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

Marian Consort

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

Sabine Devieilhe (soprano), Les Siècles, François-Xavier Roth

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

Véronique Gens, Nicole Car, Jodie Devos, Chantal Santon Jeffery (sopranos), Cyrille Dubois (tenor), Étienne Dupuis (baritone)

Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, Hervé Niquet

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

Schubert - Weber - Schumann

Stéphane Degout (baritone), Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon

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

Bertrand Chamayou (piano)

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

Francesco Piemontesi (piano), Orchestre de La Suisse Romande, Jonathan Nott

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

Strauss - Korngold - Schreker

Sinfonia of London, John Wilson

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

John Osborn (Robert), Nicolas Courjal (Bertram), Amina Edris (Alice), Erin Morley (Isabelle), Nico Darmanin (Raimbaut)

Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine, Chœur de l'Opera National de Bordeaux, Marc Minkowski

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

Johan Dalene (violin), Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, John Storgårds

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

Barokksolistene, Bjarte Eike

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

Beethoven - Mendelssohn - Bach

Danish String Quartet

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

Asmik Grigorian (soprano), Lukas Geniušas (piano)

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

Sinfonia of London, John Wilson

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

Works for Violin and Orchestra

Simone Lamsma (violin), Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Robert Trevino

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

Cédric Tiberghien (piano), Stéphane Degout (baritone), Les Siècles, François-Xavier Roth

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

Sinfonia of London, John Wilson

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

Marsh - Shaw - Golijov - Mendelssohn

Ruby Hughes (soprano), United Strings of Europe, Julian Azkoul

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

Martin James Bartlett (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Joshua Weilerstein

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

The Nash Ensemble

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

Sandrine Piau (soprano), Véronique Gens (soprano), Le Concert de la Loge, Julien Chauvin

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

Eleonora Buratto (soprano), Teresa Iervolino (contralto), Lawrence Brownlee (tenor), Michael Spyres (tenor), Carlo Lepore (bass)

Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano

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

Bamberger Symphoniker, Jakub Hrůša

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

Paul Lewis (piano)

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

Nicky Spence (tenor), Christopher Glynn (piano)

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

Ian Bostridge (tenor), Lars Vogt (piano)

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

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Klaus Mäkelä

Available Formats: 4 CDs, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

Javier Camarena (tenor), Gli Originali, Riccardo Frizza

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

Marie-Laure Garnier (soprano), David Kadouch (piano), Héloïse Luzzati (cello), Orchestre national Avignon-Provence, Debora Waldman et al

Available Format: 3 CDs

Mojca Erdmann (soprano), Anke Vondung (mezzo), Mauro Peter (tenor), Benjamin Appl (baritone)

Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Guillermo García Calvo

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

Zina Schiff (violin), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Avlana Eisenberg

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

Works for Tenor by Nico Muhly

Nicholas Phan (tenor), Brooklyn Rider, The Knights, Reginald Mobley (countertenor), Lisa Kaplan (piano), Colin Jacobsen, Eric Jacobsen

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

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Andris Nelsons

Available Formats: 7 CDs, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

Krystian Zimerman (piano)

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

London Symphony Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda

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

Alina Ibragimova (violin)

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

Freddie De Tommaso (tenor), with Lise Davidsen (soprano), Natalya Romaniw (soprano), Aigul Akhmetshina (mezzo)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Paolo Arrivabeni

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

Golda Schultz (soprano), Jonathan Ware (piano)

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

Robert Murray (Mark), Rachel Nicholls (Jenifer), Ashley Riches (King Fisher), Jennifer France (Bella), Toby Spence (Jack), Claire Barnett-Jones (Sosostris), Susan Bickley (She-Ancient), Joshua Bloom (He-Ancient)

London Philharmonic Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Edward Gardner

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

Marina Viotti (mezzo), Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset

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

Rachel Podger (violin)

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

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Tamara Stefanovich (piano)

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

Théotime Langlois de Swarte (violin), Les Ombres

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

The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst

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

Maximilian Schmitt (Max), Polina Pasztircsák (Agathe), Kateryna Kasper (Ännchen), Dimitry Ivashchenko (Kaspar), Yannick Debus (Kilian), Matthias Winckhler (Kuno), Christian Immler (Hermit), Max Urlacher (Samiel)

Freiburger Barockorchester, Zürcher Sing-Akademie, René Jacobs

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

Abel Selaocoe (cello)

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

I Fagiolini, Robert Hollingworth

Available Format: CD

Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Boston Symphony Orchestra, John Williams

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

Ronald Brautigam (fortepiano), Kölner Akademie, Michael Alexander Willens

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

Michelle Cann (piano), New York Youth Symphony, Michael Repper

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

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Bernhard Forck

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