21 of 30
Shostakovich: String Quartets Nos. 5-8; Miaskovsky: Quartet No. 13. Pacifica Quartet (Cedille)
Listeners who thrilled to the Pacifica┐s intensely felt concert performances of all 15 Shostakovich quartets last season can relive the experience through this first installment of what promises to be the full cycle on CD, a two-disc set that includes another notable quartet from the Soviet era.
Copyright © 2009, The Chicago Tribune