CD of the week: Smetana Orchestral Works, Vol 2

This is one of the best CDs of the year so far.

Smetana Orchestral Works Vol 2

An outstanding and electrifying performance of orchestral music by Smetana, from the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.Under their Principal Conductor Gianandrea Noseda.

Opening with much-loved excerpts from The Bartered Bride, this CD also features music from The Kiss, The Two Widows and The Secret, the orchestra play Smetana 's music with fire and passion.

 

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