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It was a full house last night as an audience of everything from grey-topped opera lovers to opportunistic drinkers crammed
Of all the surprises (good and bad) to be found in Ridley Scott's sci-fi spectacular, I was most struck to discover an unlikely stowaway aboard the fated spaceship: 19th Century Polish composer Frédéric Chopin.
This is countertenor Andreas Scholl's first Bach recording for Decca. He holds worldwide acclaim and is regularly hailed as the "world's greatest countertenor". His superstardom, however, has not stopped him from honouring the works of a certain composer that he has known since the age of nine: Bach.