Artemis Quartet Shostakovich

Shostakovich

Artemis Quartet

Dimitri Shostakovich

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The origins of this album – the Artemis Quartet’s first recordings of Shostakovich – lie in the ensemble’s long-established relationship with the great pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja.  For years, the quartet had been wanting to record the Russian composer’s Piano Quintet with her. It is coupled with