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Latest News: Classical, Presto Chart

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - April 2022

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for April, with Raphaël Pichon's recording of Bach's St Matthew Passion with Pygmalion on Harmonia Mundi in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - March 2022

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 most popular titles across all formats for March, with Klaus Mäkelä's Sibelius cycle with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra on Decca in first place - and recordings featured in our Humanitarian Fundraiser for Ukraine accounting for almost a third of the best-sellers.

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - February 2022

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for February, with the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge and the Dmitri Ensemble's Ice Land in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - January 2022

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for January, with Marc-André Hamelin's enchanting survey of keyboard works by CPE Bach on Hyperion in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - 2021

by Katherine Cooper

Our 50 best-selling titles across all formats for the whole of last year, with Víkingur Ólafsson's recital of music by Mozart and his contemporaries leading the pack...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - December 2021

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for December, with An Elizabethan Christmas from Fretwork and mezzo Helen Charlston on Signum in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - November 2021

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for November, with the Takács Quartet's superb accounts of works by Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn on Hyperion in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - October 2021

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for October, with Canadian-Italian mezzo Emily D'Angelo's debut recording on Deutsche Grammophon in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - September 2021

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for September, with Víkingur Ólafsson's Mozart & Contemporaries on Deutsche Grammophon in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - August 2021

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for August, with guitarist Sean Shibe's Franco-Spanish recital Camino on Pentatone in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - July 2021

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for July, with Krystian Zimerman's complete Beethoven piano concertos with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - June 2021

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for June, with András Schiff's Brahms Piano Concertos with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment on ECM in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - May 2021

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for May, with Alina Ibragimova's Paganini Caprices on Hyperion in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - April 2021

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for April, with young British guitarist Alexandra Whittingham's debut recording on Delphian in first place (despite not being released until 28th May!)...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - March 2021

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for March, with French duets from Steven Osborne and Paul Lewis on Hyperion in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - February 2021

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for February, with the fifth instalment of Andris Nelsons's Bruckner cycle from Leipzig on Deutsche Grammophon in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - January 2021

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for January, with John Wilson and Sinfonia of London's superb new recording of English music for string orchestra on Chandos in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - 2020

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 50 best-selling titles across all formats for the whole of last year, with Víkingur Ólafsson's spellbinding recital of Rameau and Debussy on Deutsche Grammophon leading the pack...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - December 2020

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for December, with Mark Simpson's Geysir and Mozart's Gran Partita on Orchid Classics in first place...

 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - November 2020

by Chris O'Reilly

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for November, with Daniil Trifonov's celebration of Russia's 'Silver Age' on Deutsche Grammophon in first place...