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Latest Classical Presto Editor's Choices Articles

 Presto Editor's Choices Presto Editor's Choices - September 2017

Sibelius piano works, an operatic homage to Cleopatra, and consort music by Christopher Tye are firm fixtures on Katherine's playlist this month.

Katherine Cooper

 Presto Editor's Choices Presto Editor's Choices - August 2017

Semyon Bychkov's persuasive reading of Tchaikovsky's Manfred is among Katherine's favourites of the month, alongside a long-forgotten Shakespearian opera by one of Verdi's early champions.

Katherine Cooper

 Presto Editor's Choices Presto Editor's Choices - July 2017

A moving and memorable Mahler triptych from a great British mezzo is among Katherine's flavours of the month…

Katherine Cooper

 Presto Editor's Choices Presto Editor's Choices - June 2017

A Russian operatic recital, a virtual visit to Glyndebourne, and a raucous night at the pub (seventeenth-century style) are among Katherine's June highlights…

Katherine Cooper

 Presto Editor's Choices Presto Editor's Choices - May 2017

A Brahmsian match made in heaven and a commanding recital with orchestra from a prolific young British soprano are among this month's stand-outs.

Katherine Cooper

 Presto Editor's Choices Presto Editor's Choices - April 2017

Schumann from Matthias Goerne, Brahms from Arcadi Volodos and Richard Strauss from Munich are among this month's highlights.

Katherine Cooper