Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2

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COMPOSERS: Rachmaninov
LABELS: EMI
WORKS: Symphony No. 2; Isle of the Dead; Piano Concerto No. 3; Symphonic Dances
PERFORMER: Andsnes (piano); Oslo PO/Berglund; St Petersburg PO/Jansons; LSO/Previn
CATALOGUE NO: 237 6162 Reissue (1976-95)

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Andsnes’s Third Concerto is the only disappointment among the classics presented here, though EMI might have gone for Previn’s account of the Second Symphony rather than Jansons’s. David Nice