The Guardian gave Alexander Vedernikov’s performance of Shostakovich 11 with the BBC Scottish Symphony in December 2017 in Edinburgh’s Usher Hall a five-star review, calling him a “master of this work” in a “performance that emphasised the work’s Mahlerian scope and scale.”

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/dec/04/bbcsso-vedernikov-kozhukhin-review-shostakovich-tchaikovsky-usher-hall-edinburgh