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Classical CDs Weekly: Nyman, Hallé Orchestra, Vaughan Williams | reviews, news & interviews

Classical CDs Weekly: Nyman, Hallé Orchestra, Vaughan Williams

Classical CDs Weekly: Nyman, Hallé Orchestra, Vaughan Williams

Featuring neglected British orchestral music and a contemporary opera

Michael Nyman's 'Facing Goya': A witty, entertaining piece from unpromising source material

This week we’ve some neglected British orchestral music played by the UK’s oldest professional orchestra, including a spectacular work later championed by Britten. An offbeat disc of concertos for two pianos provides scintillating entertainment. And there’s a contemporary opera by a composer best known for his film soundtracks.

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