Dmitri Shostakovich


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Russian composer best known for his fifteen symphonies (1906-1975)

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Andrei Alexandrovich Zhdanov (1896-1948), a Russian Bolshevik and later leading Communist politician who, among other atrocities, oversaw the official reprimand of musical greats such Aram Khachaturian, Sergei Prokofiev, and Dmitri Shostakovich.
It is worth noting, however, that the ship that carried over 4,000 Jews from Russia to Israel in 1996 and 1997 was called the Dmitri Shostakovich.
Andrew Litton conducting and (right) Dmitri Shostakovich on fire watch in Leningrad, at the time he was writing his Seventh Symphony, the Leningrad
Considered one of the finest interpreters of Dmitri Shostakovich, Mariss Jansons has selected the composer's Tenth Symphony as the centerpiece of the tour repertoire.
Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble performs music by Anton'n Dvor[sz]k, Dmitri Shostakovich and Felix Mendelssohn.
Asked if he might consider reviving the work of Leonid Jacobson, lately neglected by Russia's major companies, he mentions that this year is the ninetieth anniversary of the birth of Dmitri Shostakovich, a good occasion to revive a Jacobson miniature set to Shostakovich.
The dust-jacket blurb on Sofia Moshevich's Dmitri Shostakovich, Pianist claims that the author uses Shostakovich's recordings as "primary sources to discover what made his playing unique and to dispel commonly held myths about his style of interpretation.
In the case of Shostakovich and the authenticity of his memoirs (Testimony: The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich, ed.
50 years ago - is Friday, and, in January, the Philharmonic will begin a five-year cycle to perform the complete symphonies and string quartets of Dmitri Shostakovich.
The Oregon Brass Quintet, an ensemble of UO faculty, tonight will perform music by Dmitri Shostakovich and Edvard Grieg, as well as a piece by a UO graduate student.
There can be no collection of string quartets more personal than the 15 composed by Dmitri Shostakovich.
Personally, I would much rather have a DVD of the Dmitri Shostakovich documentary produced in Russia, or, as I have already said, even one more minute from Tire Tale of the Priest.
Though she's still dealing with physical injuries and psychological trauma from the fatal crash, Gronli plans to join the symphony on March 22 when it performs a program of Antonin Dvorak, Richard Strauss and Dmitri Shostakovich.
On Tuesday the CBSO returns to sterner stuff with its opening offering in its celebration of the centenary year of the birth of the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich.
In the past decade, research on Dmitri Shostakovich has become one of the most lively and controversial fields of musicology, and articles that were innovative and opened new areas for research six years ago may now seem almost out of date.