1 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2007-02-15Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony no 4 in C minor, Op. 43; Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, symphonic suite from the opera for orchestra, Op. 29a
Conductors: Boreyko, Andrey
Ensemble: SW German Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart
"I have come to admire this performance a great deal. The sound is terrific, a bit close, but very natural, though it requires one note...continue...
Shostakovich: The Tale of the Priest and his Worker Balda, Lady Macbeth Suite / Sanderling, Russian Philharmonic
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2006-07-04Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: The Tale of the Priest and His Servant Balda, animated film score, Op. 36; Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, symphonic suite from the opera for orchestra, Op. 29a
Performers: Bakanov, Fyodor; Beloselsky, Dmitri; Narskaya, Irina; Sorokina, Evgeniya; Stepanovich, Dmitri; Ulianov, Dmitri; Yukavsky, Herman
Conductors: Sanderling, Thomas
Ensemble: Moscow Chamber Chorus; Russian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
"The performance is outstanding in every way. Thomas Sanderling obviously relishes the music's humor, but also has the good sense to make sure that his...continue...