Shostakovich

Piano Concertos Nos 1&2, Violin Sonata
Alexander Melnikov, Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Teodor Currentzis
'Melnikov's switches of mood outdo most competitors'

Issue: 
April 2012

'Melnikov's switches of mood outdo most competitors' Calum MacDonald

Shostakovich
Piano Concertos Nos 1&2; Violin Sonata
Alexander Melnikov (piano); Isabelle Faust (violin); Jeroen Berwaerts (trumpet); Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Teodor Currentzis
Harmonia Mundi HMC 902104, 74:11 mins

Audio clip: from Piano Concerto No. 1, II. Lento

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