CD of the week: Smetana Orchestral Works, Vol 2

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

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.