- Tchaikovsky, String Quartet № 1 in D, Op.11(The Endellion String Quartet)
- Shostakovich, Piano Quintet in g, Op.57(Boris Berman & The Vermeer String Quartet)
- Rakhmaninov, Variations on a Theme of Corelli, op.42(Andrei Nikolsky)
(The listening followed ritual viewings of Christmas with the Addams Family and A Christmas Carol with Alastair Sim.)
Why all the Russian listening? Well, honestly, it just happened that way.