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Shostakovich: The Nose Mariinsky Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus/Valery Gergiev ‘Shostakovich was never so obviously the youthful genius as in this brilliant operatic jape’

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Shostakovich: The Nose

‘Shostakovich was never so obviously the youthful genius as in this brilliant operatic jape’

Shostakovich
The Nose
Vladislav Sumlinsky, Alexei Tanovitski, Tatiana Kravtsova, Andrei Popov, Sergei Semishkur, Gennady Bezzubenkov, Vadim Kravets, Sergei Skorokhodov, Yevgeny Strashko, Elena Vitman; Mariinsky Chorus & Orchestra/Valery Gergiev
Mariinsky MAR 0501 (hybrid CD/SACD)   110:20 mins (2 discs)

For a full review of The Nose, take a look at the July issue of the BBC Music Magazine