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Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11 / Nelsons, Boston Symphony Orchestra


Release Date: 07/06/2018 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 002859502  
Composer:  Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Andris Nelsons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

DG continues the Grammy-winning Shostakovich cycle with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and its Music Director, Andris Nelsons. Following the “scandalously successful” (Sunday Times) Symphony No. 10 and “the sheer expressive beauty” (Gramophone Magazine) of the Symphonies Nos. 5, 8, 9, Nelsons and the BSO perform the extrovert Fourth and dramatic Eleventh - recorded live for the third album in DG’s long-term collaboration with the BSO, “America's most cultured orchestra” (BBC Music Magazine). DG continues the Grammy-winning Shostakovich cycle with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and its Music Director, Andris Nelsons. Following the “scandalously successful” (Sunday Times) Symphony No. 10 and “the sheer expressive beauty” (Gramophone Magazine) of the Symphonies Nos. 5, 8, 9, Nelsons and the BSO perform the extrovert Fourth and dramatic Eleventh - recorded live for the third album in DG’s long-term collaboration with the BSO, “America's most cultured orchestra” (BBC Music Magazine). Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 4 in C minor, Op. 43 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Andris Nelsons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935-1936; USSR 
2.
Symphony no 11 in G minor, Op. 103 "Year 1905" by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Andris Nelsons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USSR 

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