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Shostakovich: Symphony No 5 [download] – LSO Live

Shostakovich: Symphony No 5 [download]

  • Release date: 27 July 2018
    LSO0302-D | 0822231130253
    Digital Booklet notes in English, French and German
    Total playing time: 48m 10s

    Producer: Nicholas Parker
    Engineering: Classic Sound Ltd
    Recorded live in DSD 128FS at the Barbican Hall, London
    22 September 2016

  • Concert reviews

    ‘Sublime & chilling: Noseda and LSO brim with bite.’

    ‘The LSO were at the peak of their powers under Gianandrea Noseda.’
    The Guardian

    ‘A work that is programmed with such regularity requires a really intense and engrossing performance to keep it fresh. This was duly delivered.'
    Classical Source


Gianandrea Noseda 
London Symphony Orchestra

Gianandrea Noseda and the London Symphony Orchestra launch a cycle of the complete Shostakovich symphonies with one of the 20th Century’s most iconic artistic statements.

Few pieces of classical music have been the subject of so much debate and discussion as the Fifth Symphony of Dmitri Shostakovich. Following the ‘justified criticism’ of his opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk it marked a turning point in the composer’s career, after which he balanced an even more precarious position as an artist under Stalin’s brutal regime.

Composer   Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor   Gianandrea Noseda
Performers   London Symphony Orchestra

Track list
Symphony No 5 in D Minor, Op 47 
I. Moderato
II. Allegretto
III. Largo
IV. Allegro non troppo

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