Vasily Petrenko?s previous Stravinsky recordings have been universally praised by the critics for the fine interpretations of these great scores, the superb playing of the RLPO and for the outstanding recorded sound. The same technical team was on hand for the final album in the series ? the 1911 version of Petrushka which is coupled with the delightful Rossini/Respighi La Boutique fantasque.
BBC Music Magazine Christmas 2020
[In the Rossini/Respighi] Petrenko has the idiosyncratic fun of a true ballet master...Petrushka, though, remains the selling-point. If not quite the most vivid throughout, it too has original approaches – a clearly articulated speediness, in particular, to the beginning and end of the scene in the Moor’s room. *****