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Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)

May 2019
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AmsterdamKochanovsky conducts Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade

© Evgeny Evtyukhov
Shostakovich, Rimsky-Korsakov
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Stanislav Kochanovsky; Truls Mørk

ParisRécital de piano et musique de chambre

Récital de piano et musique de chambre
Bach, Chopin, Shostakovich, Debussy, Rachmaninov, Mahler
Julien Hanck; Élise Bertrand; Geoffroy Vauthier; Maëlle Vilbert

BergenTrio con Brio Copenhagen

Grieg, Beethoven, Shostakovich
Soo-Kyung Hong; Soo-Jin Hong; Jens Elvekjaer

TokyoAndris Nelsons conducts Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra; Andris Nelsons; Baiba Skride

New York CityBeethoven's Eroica

Shostakovich, Beethoven
New York Philharmonic Orchestra; Jaap van Zweden
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A strong close to the SF Ballet season

San Francisco Ballet in Ratmansky's Chamber Symphony © Erik Tomasson
Ulrich Birkkjaer presented an affecting portrait of a tormented Shostakovich, as he paced, leapt, slumped, was propped back to standing, and relentlessly propelled forward.
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Belcea Quartet and Piotr Anderszewski finding deep musical insights

Belcea Quartet © Marco Borggreve
Like all great quartets, each member contributed their individual voice but, in the combination of all four, they created something extraordinary and compelling.
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Ashkenazy and the Philharmonia in all-Russian evening

Esther Yoo © Marco Borggreve
The venerable Russian maestro and Conductor Laureate led the Philharmonia in an all-Russian programme with sensitive charm, youthful fire, and emotional range, with outstanding soloist Esther Yoo.
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Rachmaninov and Shostakovich from Andris Nelsons and the Boston SO

Andris Nelsons leads Daniil Trifonov and the Boston SO in Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto © Hilary Scott
In its chamber music textures, Shostakovich's 15th couldn’t provide greater contrast to Rachmaninov’s rainforest of notes in this Slavic double bill from Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony. 
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Bychkov and the BBCSO matchless in Shostakovich 11

Semyon Bychkov conducting the BBCSO at the Proms © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
No one who had ever doubted the stature of the Eleventh could do so after this.
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List of works
7 Romances on Poems by Blok for soprano, violin, cello and piano, Op.127Bright Stream, TheCello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.107Cello Concerto no. 2 in G major, Op.126Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40Chamber SymphonyChamber Symphony in C minor (arr. Rudolf Barshai), Op.110aConcertoConcerto (MacMillan)Festive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96Four Monologues on Verses by Pushkin for bass and piano, Op.91Four Romances on Verses by Pushkin for bass and piano, Op.46Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District: PassacagliaLady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District: orchestral suite, Op.29aMarch of the Soviet Police for military band/wind orchestra, Op.139Michelangelo Suite on Verses by Buonarroti for bass and orchestra, Op.145aModerato for cello and piano, Op.40aMoscow, Cheryomushki (Cherrytown)Music to the film Girl FriendsOp.41aPagliaccioPiano Concerto no. 1Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, Op.35Piano Concerto no. 2 in F major, Op.102Piano Quintet in G minor, Op.57Piano Sonata No. 2 in B minor, Op.61Piano Trio no. 1 in C minor, Op.8Piano Trio no. 2 in E minor, Op.67Prelude and Fugue in D flat major, Op.87 no.15Prelude for Two Cellos and PianoPreludesShostakovich TrilogySinfonia no 10Sonata for viola and piano, Op.147Sonata for violin and piano, Op.134String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op.122String Quartet No. 13 in B flat minor, Op.138String Quartet No. 15 in E flat minor, Op.144String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op.68String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op.73String Quartet No. 4 in D major, Op.83String Quartet No. 5 in B flat major, Op.92String Quartet No. 6 in G major, Op.101String Quartet No. 7 in F sharp minor, Op.108String Quartet No. 8 in C minor "Malinconia", Op.110String Quartet No. 9 in E flat major, Op.117String Quartet no. 1 in C major, Op.49String Quartet no. 14 in F sharp major, Op.142Suite for Jazz Orchestra no. 1, Op.38aSuite for Jazz Orchestra no. 2, Op.50bSuite for Variety Stage OrchestraSuite in F sharp minor for two pianos, Op.6Symphony no. 1 in F minor, Op.10Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93Symphony no. 11 in G minor "The year 1905", Op.103Symphony no. 12 in D minor "The Year 1917," Op.112Symphony no. 13 in B flat minor, "Babi Yar", Op.113Symphony no. 14, Op.135Symphony no. 15 in A major, Op.141Symphony no. 15 in A major, arranged for piano trio and percussion, Op.141aSymphony no. 2 in B flat major "To October", Op.14Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47Symphony no. 6 in B minor, Op.54Symphony no. 7 in C major, "Leningrad" Op.60Symphony no. 8 in C minor, Op.65Symphony no. 9Symphony no. 9 in E flat major, Op.70Tahiti Trot, "Tea for Two" for orchestra, Op.16The Golden Age: PolkaThe Golden Age: Revolutionary FinaleThe NoseThe Nose: suite for tenor, baritone and orchestra, Op.15aTwenty-Four Preludes and Fugues for piano, Op.87Two pieces, Op.11Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99Violin Concerto no. 2 in C sharp minor, Op.129