Shostakovich: Violin Concertos

A
a
-
Composer(s):
Shostakovich
Works:
Violin Concertos
Performer:
Maxim Vengerov (violin): London SO/Rostropovich
Label:
Warner
Catalogue Number:
2564 694527-7
Performance:
starstarstarstarstar
Sound:
starstarstarstarnostar
5
Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine

Shorn of the lighter Prokofiev counterparts with which each originally shared a disc, the Shostakovich concertos constitute a harrowing journey. Yet Vengerov balances steeliness with lyricism. David Nice

Gershwin: Cuban Overture
previous review Article
Carlson: Anna Karenina
next review Article
We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here