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 Interview, Marina Rebeka and Franco Vassallo on Il Pirata

The Latvian soprano and Italian baritone discuss their roles as Imogene and Ernesto in Bellini's early opera, recorded last summer in the composer's native Catania and released on Rebeka's own label Prima Classic last month.

 Obituary, Bernard Haitink (1929-2021)

The great Dutch conductor, widely loved for his kindness and humility as well as his revelatory interpretations of Wagner, Bruckner and Mahler, has died at home in London aged 92.

 Recording of the Week, Philippe Jaroussky & Thibaut Garcia: À sa guitare

The French countertenor and guitarist join forces for an eclectic, beguiling programme ranging from Dowland to Barbara, whilst Jaroussky's younger label-mate Jakub Józef Orliński dazzles in sacred baroque works with Il Pomo d'Oro.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 22nd October 2021

Gubaidulina world premieres from Andris Nelsons and the Gewandhausorchester, Mozart's Mitridate from Marc Minkowski, a musical journey through sixteenth-century Venice with Gawain Glenton and Silas Wollston, and a Franco-Spanish recital from mezzo Marianne Crebassa.

 Announcement, The Presto Music Story

We're delighted to share a short video-documentary about the company's origins and development, commissioned to mark the thirty-fifth anniversary of Presto's Leamington shop and the twentieth anniversary of the website.

In case you missed it...

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