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Classical CDs Weekly: Ince, Previn, Rossini

Classical CDs Weekly: Ince, Previn, Rossini

Italian arias, an American longs for England, and a symphony inspired by a football team

Julia Lezhneva: Her extraordinary voice belies her youthFranck Juery

This week we’ve a grandiose choral work inspired by a composer’s love for the beautiful game, along with two noisily enjoyable attempts to portray physical movement in musical terms. A frighteningly young Russian soprano’s debut recital is released - a selection of flamboyant Rossini arias accompanied by a famous period instrument specialist. And there's the first recording of a new opera based on a terribly, terribly English story, composed by an American musician fondly regarded in the UK.

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