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 Recording of the Week, Ronald Brautigam performs piano concertos by Johann Wilhelm Wilms

Fortepianist Ronald Brautigam is joined by the Kölner Akademie and conductor Michael Alexander Willens for the first of two volumes of concertos by the composer once described as "the Dutch Beethoven".

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 1st July 2022

Haydn from Giovanni Antonini, Mouton from the Brabant Ensemble, French trumpet concertos from Håkan Hardenberger, and the world premiere recording of a powerful new song-cycle for tenor and string quartet by Nico Muhly.

 Presto Editor's Choices, Presto Editor's Choices - June 2022

A tour de force of a recital from contemporary music diva and composer Héloïse Werner (plus a rich and varied roster of instrumental soloists), a revelatory Dichterliebe from Matthias Goerne and Daniil Trifonov, and a superb collection of the young Ravel's ambitious submissions for the Prix de Rome...

 Interview, Florian Sempey on Rossini

The French baritone discusses his new album Figaro? Sì! (out now on Alpha Classics), the stage-director who transformed his perspective on Rossini's wheeler-dealing barber, and how the composer's joie de vivre is often underscored by melancholy...

 Video Interview, Lola Descours on Bassoon Steppes

The bassoonist discusses her new album of transcriptions, featuring Shostakovich, Rachmaninov and more, and the unique relationship between the instrument and Russian repertoire.

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