Shostakovich: The Gamblers

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COMPOSERS: Shostakovich
LABELS: Brilliant
WORKS: The Gamblers
PERFORMER: Kurpe, Gluboky, Pochapsky; Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra/Chistiakov
CATALOGUE NO: Brilliant 9181


Again from Saison Russe, a spirited Bolshoi version of Shostakovich’s unfinished satire, depicting card-players constantly entangled in cheating and bluff. Only 45 minutes, but fun – if you find a libretto. Michael Scott Rohan