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April 14   -   Guardian

Vaughan Williams and Isabelle Faust: this week’s best classical concerts in the UK

Andrew Manze adds the composer’s Fifth and Sixth Symphonies to his series, while the celebrated violinist offers up two Mozart concertos

John Adams’s latest orchestral piece is the novelty in Marin Alsop’s concerts with the Britten-Pears Orchestra, alongside Masquerade by Anna Clyne, Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra and (14 April only) Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra. Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, 14-15 April

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