Along with giving concerts and touring, Shostakovich Quartet recorded over 50 albums on vinyl and CD for Olympia (2) (Great Britain), Мелодия (Russia), Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), Ricordi (Italy), Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (USA), Toshiba EMI and Sacrambow (Japan).
Their repertoire include a cycle of fifteen quartets by Dmitri Shostakovich, his quintet (which the group performed with many famous pianists, including Tatiana Nikolayeva, Aleksey Nasedkin, Vladimir Krainev, Nikolai Petrov, Mikhail Voskresensky, Alexander Bonduriansky, Tigran Alikhanov, Nikolai Lugansky, Nina Kogan, Vladimir Viardo, Oxana Yablonskaya, Enrico Pace, and Ikuyo Nakamichi), music by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann and Brahms, the Russian classics: Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Borodin, Glazunov, Grechaninov, and also XX century innovators Debussy, Ravel, Prokofiev and Stravinsky. The musicians of the Quartet have a wide range of interest and are competent in different musical spheres, including modern jazz.
1st violin: Graf Murzha
2nd violin: Alexander Dogadaev
Viola: Yury Tkanov
Cello: Alexander Korchagin