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Dmitri Shostakovich, Composer
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Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) ranks among the most important Russian composers of the 20th century.  His life and creative output were inseparable from the censorially volatile ebb and flow of his native country's politics.  Although a child prodigy on the piano, someone of Shostakovich's permeable sensibilities was better suited to composition.  He began producing noteworthy work while still in his teens; his Symphony no 1, which was composed as his graduation piece from Petrograd Conser...
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Shostakovich: Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47 N/A
Recording Date: Fri 11 Nov 2011
I - Moderato (17:09) N/A
II - Allegretto (5:34) N/A
III - Largo (14:35) N/A
IV - Allegro non troppo (11:52) N/A
Shostakovich: Symphony no 11 in G minor, Op. 103 "The Year 1905" N/A
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Ensemble: NEC Philharmonia
The Palace Square (14:40) N/A
The Ninth of January (18:23) N/A
In memoriam (11:55) N/A
The Tocsin (14:52) N/A
Shostakovich: Quartet for Strings no 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108
Recording Date: Sun 7 Sep 2014
Quartet for Strings no 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108 (13:39) N/A
Shostakovich: Elegy and Polka
Recording Date: Sun 17 Aug 2014
Adagio and Allegretto (Elegy and Polka) (9:18) N/A
Shostakovich: Festive Overture, Op. 96
Festive Overture, Op. 96 (6:12) N/A
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On October 27th at 2PM, the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony led by its music director David Bernard returns to the Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage a...
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Marjolaine Fournier and Jean-Jacques Van Vlasselaer discuss Dmitri Shostakovich's life, from growing up in Saint Petersburg to political manoeuvrin...
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The sophisticated and good-natured Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble gave an intimate performance of Brahms, Shostakovich, and M...
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