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 Recording of the Week 

John Nelson conducts Les Troyens

Joyce DiDonato and Michael Spyres triumph as the doomed lovers in Berlioz's Classical epic, recorded live in Strasbourg earlier this year.

Katherine Cooper
 New Release Round-up 

New Release Round-up - 24th November 2017

This week's highlights include new productions of Le nozze di Figaro and Der fliegende Holländer, plus two early celebrations of next year's Bernstein centenary.

Chris O'Reilly
 Awards 

Recordings of the Year 2017 - Our Top 100

The first meeting of the Presto awards committee is over, and it's time to reveal the 100 recordings which have most impressed our editorial team this year...

Chris O'Reilly
 Obituary 

Dmitri Hvorostovsky (1962-2017)

We are saddened to hear that the great Russian baritone died of a brain tumour earlier this morning; he was 55.

Katherine Cooper
 Box Set Selections 

Boxed Set Selections - November 2017

This month's stand-out heavyweights include comprehensive tributes to Leonard Bernstein, Luciano Pavarotti and Herbert von Karajan.

Chris O'Reilly

New and Future releases

Berlioz: Les Troyens
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
Mozart: Opera Arias