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 Hi-Res Highlights 

Hi-Res Highlights - October 2017

David introduces the latest in our series of monthly roundups, picking out the very best new albums available in Hi-Res as well as remastered historical recordings.

David Smith
 Interview 

Marina Rebeka on Amor fatale

The Latvian soprano, who opens as Norma at the Metropolitan Opera tonight, talks to Katherine about her new album of arias from Rossini's tragic operas.

Katherine Cooper
 Recording of the Week 

Simon Rattle conducts Debussy's Pélleas et Mélisande

Katherine enjoys a live account of Debussy's Pélleas et Mélisande from Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra, with Magdalena Kožená and Christian Gerhaher in the title roles.

Katherine Cooper
 New Release Round-up 

New Release Round-up - 13th October 2017

Including two persuasive cases for Mozart's early works, plus new recordings from John Eliot Gardiner, Lars Vogt, and Vasily Petrenko.

Katherine Cooper
 Announcement 

Welcome to the new Presto Classical website

We are excited to welcome you to the new-look Presto Classical website! Chris gives us a quick tour of the updated layout, and highlights some of our great new features.

Chris O'Reilly

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