英國Presto Classical網站剛剛寄來四月六日的電子報，推薦由Vasily Petrenko指揮皇家利物浦愛樂（ Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra ）的蕭斯塔高維奇第十一號交響曲。其中，第一段這麼說的：
There is something of a revolution going on at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (RLPO) under their young principal conductor Vasily Petrenko. I
In the 1980s the CBSO carried out a remarkable transformation from ‘good’ to ‘world class’ under the leadership of a certain Simon Rattle. It seems that Vasily Petrenko has a similar transformation in mind for his orchestra. And on this evidence you wouldn’t want to bet against him.