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Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 - Caetani        (7 of 8 found this review helpful)
  February 18, 2006

I greatly enjoyed the versions of the 5th and 6th symphonies produced by these forces, great sound, with a gritty orchestra occasionally pushed to (and once in a while, over) its limits. This 8th is unusual, though not without its merits. The orchestra again gives a great effort. The sound is a ... more
Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 1-15 - Kitajenko        (20 of 21 found this review helpful)
  July 31, 2005

This complete set of Shostakovich's symphonies features, in general, terrific multichannel SA-CD sound, a top-flight orchestra, and persuasive conducting. These recordings were made in concert and studio settings between 2002-2004. Given the varied venues, the sound is remarkably consistent. The ... more

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