"For my money, one of the most striking recording-projects to emerge from the past year's lockdown"

This week, Presto Classical's Head of Editorial Katherine Cooper chatted to couple Helen Charlston and Michael Craddock about the gargantuan task of commissioning, compiling, and recording their Isolation Songbook - released in March 2021, marking one year since the UK's first national lockdown....  


Helen Charlston | Michael Craddock | Alexander Soares

"Witty and touching in equal measure, this personal but deeply relatable lockdown project from a young husband-and-wife-to-be stemmed from Owain Park’s appropriately bitter-sweet setting of a poem which Charlston wrote for her fiancé to mark what would have been their wedding-day last year" - Presto Classical