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Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 - Wigglesworth        (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  January 16, 2008

This performance IS a disappointment. Wigglesworth writes some fine liner notes with much insight as to the nature of the symphony and this raised my anticipation. Unfortunately, the playing is too slow. Also, it's too romantic. It's a Shostakovich 8 gone to Hollywood, if I may exaggerate; meaning ... more

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