Shostakovich, Symphony No. 10, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, V. Ashkenazy
Robert R. Reilly, Ashkenazy & NSO Find Much Beauty In Shostakovich (Ionarts, June 18)
Robert Battey, Vladimir Ashkenazy conducting the National Symphony Orchestra (Washington Post, June 17)
Charles T. Downey, Isserlis and Gerstein, Terrace Theater (Ionarts, January 8, 2010) -- on Isserlis's soft, subtle tone being due to his use of wound gut strings
The NSO now enters its Summer Pops phase, with concerts in the Filene Center at Wolf Trap in July and August, beginning on July 8.