Shostakovich: The Complete String Quartets
CDS44091/6  434 minutes 54 seconds (6 discs)
‘These players approach Shostakovich's mighty cycle with a natural authority that's unanswerable, along with tireless precision and virtuosity, plus a wonderful command of the music's way of switching ...
‘The St Petersburg musicians play with tremendous control of technique and expression; the effect is one of huge emotional strength’ (Birmingham Post)