The winners of the 2021 Opus Klassik awards, Germany’s most prestigious classical music prize, have been announced – find out who won here.
Cecilia Bartoli’s album ‘Unreleased’ features concert arias by the greatest classical composers for the leading sopranos of their day.
Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason’s first album as a duo, ‘Muse’, features a diverse selection of music for piano and cello by Barber and Rachmaninov.
13-year-old violinist Christian Li, the youngest artist to record Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’, has released his debut album.
Vladimir Ashkenazy will release his new recording of Bach’s ‘English Suites 1 – 3’ with his first Bach recording from 1965, the ‘Concerto in D minor’.
Nicola Benedetti spoke to us about her chart-topping album ‘Baroque’ featuring concerti by Vivaldi and Geminiani’s arrangement of Corelli’s ‘La Folia’.
Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet will release his new album ‘Carte Blanche’, featuring a personal selection of pieces that he loves, in September 2021.
Isata Kanneh-Mason spoke to us about her diverse exploration of the musical landscape of 20th century America on her new album ‘Summertime’.
Janine Jansen, one of the world’s greatest violinists, plays the world’s finest violins on her new album ‘12 Stradivari’ released in September 2021.
Saxophonist and presenter Jess Gillam has been awarded an MBE for Services to Music in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
A selection of Decca and Deutsche Grammophon classical box sets are available with up to 45% off from Presto Classical until 9 August 2021.
Violinist Nicola Benedetti will release her new album ‘Baroque’, and the Benedetti Foundation present the first Baroque Virtual Sessions, in July 2021.
Pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason explores the musical landscape of 20th century America on her new album ‘Summertime’ released 9 July 2021.
A new podcast and video documentary series explores the fascinating story behind the pioneering record label Mercury Living Presence.
World leading choral ensemble VOCES8 will release their new album ‘Infinity’ in August 2021 – watch the video for ‘Scene Suspended’ here!