CD Review: Shostakovich with Helmchen and Jurowski

The new CD release of Shostakovich Piano Concertos and Piano Quintet received a four star review in the Sunday Times:

‘Helmchen proved a deft interpreter of both [concertos], aided by Jurowski at his most engaging; and the outstanding performance of the weightier Piano Quintet…makes this a rare means of acquiring all three works on one CD.’

SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)
Piano Concerto No. 1
Piano Concerto No. 2
Piano Quintet

Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Martin Helmchen piano
Paul Beniston trumpet
Pieter Schoeman violin
Vesselin Gellev violin
Alexander Zemtsov viola
Kristina Blaumane cello


Buy CD from LPO website

Watch a video of part of the concert

Thanks to the Borletti-Buitoni Trust for their support of this recording.

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