Shostakovich Symphonies Nos 1 & 3

Podcast: Vasily Petrenko talks to Edward Seckerson about his Shostakovich recording of Symphonies 1 & 3

The latest instalment in Vasily Petrenko’s highly acclaimed cycle of the Shostakovich symphonies offers a telling flashback to the composer’s youth. Symphony No.1 – his sensational symphonic debut – is, according to Petrenko, a whistle-stop tour through revolutionary Petrograd with … Read More →