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Podcast: Vasily Petrenko talks to Edward Seckerson about his Shostakovich recording of Symphony No 10

In 2010 Vasily Petrenko was named Male Artist of the Year at the Classical Brit Awards. His ongoing cycle of the Shostakovich symphonies for Naxos has garnered extraordinary reviews and the latest in the series – the defiant 10th Symphony, … Read More →


Shostakovich Symphony No 8

Podcast: Vasily Petrenko talks to Edward Seckerson about his Shostakovich recording of Symphony No 8

The charismatic St Petersburg-born Vasily Petrenko has really been turning things around at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra since he took over as Principal Conductor in 2005. With both standards and audiences on the up he has embarked upon his … Read More →


Shostakovich Symphony No 11

Vasily Petrenko talks to The Independent’s Edward Seckerson about the Shostakovich project at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

“The charismatic St. Petersburg-born Vasily Petrenko has really been turning things around at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra since he took over as Principal Conductor in 2005. With both standards and audiences on the up he has embarked upon his … Read More →


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Podcast: Shostakovich 24 Preludes and Fugues opus 87 (Extra)

An interview with pianist David Jalbert about his recording of the complete Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, opus 87. This remarkable piece presents, in concentrated form, everything Shostakovich understood about composition and piano playing Album details… Catalogue No.: ACD2 2555   … Read More →


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Podcast: Lise de la Salle plays Shostakovich, Prokofiev and Liszt

A podcast introduction to Lise de la Salle’s new recording of the first piano concertos by Shostakovich, Prokofiev and Liszt, three concertos that all had their first performances with the composer at the piano. Album details… Cat. No.: V5053   … Read More →