As Richard Taruskin, one of the most prominent anti-revisionists, puts it, "The politically correct late- or post-Soviet position on Shostakovich
has become a facile inversion of the old official view" ("Public Lies" 53).
In Testimony, Shostakovich
approvingly quotes an incident in Tsarist Russia when Glazunov refused to tell the Russian Prime Minister the number of Jewish students enrolled in the St.
Freeview BBC Proms: Rachmaninov and Shostakovich
BBC Four, 8pm John Storgards conducts the BBC Philharmonic in Rachmaninov's The Isle of the Dead and Shostakovich
's Symphony No 11.
Their programme of Schubert and Shostakovich
will launch the Church Stretton Arts Festival which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Musicians Sorin Alexandru Horlea and Anita Tomasevich will hold a concert next Sunday to present two monumental works by the two composers known as the true titans of Russian music, Dimitri Shostakovich
and Sergei Prokofiev.
THIS weekend sees Bromsgrove as the focal destination for visitors flocking from points as far afield as Cornwall and Scotland, the attraction being a performance at the Artrix Arts Centre of the complete cycle of all 15 Shostakovich
string quartets by the Dante Quartet.
The National Philharmonic of Russia will team up with Taiwanese violinist Tseng Yu-chien for a performance of Beethoven and Shostakovich
at the National Concert Hall in Taipei on June 8, reported CNA.
But they do love a story, and on July 19, 1942, millions of Americans settled in front of their parlor radios to hear a serious piece of music with an inspirational tale: Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich
's new Leningrad Symphony.
Victor Bolorunduro Doha QATAR Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO) held the audience spellbound during the 'Kitajenko Conducts Shostakovich
10' concert held at the Cultural Village Foundation -Katara's Opera House in Doha on Saturday.
Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO) has announced that it is presenting a concert, 'Kitajenko Conducts Shostakovich
10', at Katara - the Cultural Village's Opera House tomorrow.
2' from 'Ma vlast (My Country)' and Manuel de Falla's 'Interlude and Spanish Dance' from 'La Vida Breve' and Dmitri Shostakovich
's 'Symphony No.
Various aspects of Britten's interest in Russia--in particular his friendships with Rostropovich, Dmitrii Shostakovich
, and Galina Vishnevskafa--have been the subjects of previous research.