Prokofiev • Shostakovich

Prokofiev: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 58, Music for Children, Op. 65 - March (arr. Piatigorsky) • Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 107

Prokofiev Shostakovich Cello Concertos Steven Isserlis

‘Järvi now directs a most dramatic and colourful live performance. This is the Concerto’s third complete recording … other versions having used chopped and reshaped finales: I doubt anyone who hears the powerful return of the opening theme in this new recording will ever want to hear any of these alternatives again.’ Daniel Jaffé

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Prokofiev • Shostakovich

Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 58; Music for Children, Op. 65 – March (arr. Piatigorsky) • Cello Concerto No. 1

Steven Isserlis (cello); Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra/Paavo Järvi

Hyperion CDA 68037

Read the rest of this review in the May 2015 issue of BBC Music Magazine

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