|Year of birth||1906|
|Year of death||1975|
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Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District
Ingo Metzmacher; Matthias Hartmann; Vienna State Opera; Volker Hintermeier; Su Bühler; Eva-Maria Westbroek; Brandon Jovanovich
de Falla, Ravel, Shostakovich
Orquesta Sinfónica de la Región de Murcia; Virginia Martinez; Judith Jáuregui
Vienna Symphony Orchestra; Jukka-Pekka Saraste; Sol Gabetta
Shostakovich: Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Rafael Payare, Conductor
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Russian repertoire is second nature to Mariss Jansons and this programme at the Barbican with his Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra was easily the finest music-making I’d heard all year.
Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, joined by cellist Gautier Capuçon, presented modern, post-war masterworks in their first of two nights in Stern Auditorium.
Another evocative salute to Slava in Washington DC/
Andris Nelsons has been a frequent visitor to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra since 2008, often conducting the symphonies of Shostakovich.
List of works
24 Preludes5 pieces for Two Violins and PianoBehind the MirrorBright Stream, TheCello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.107Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40Chamber SymphonyChamber Symphony in C minor (arr. Rudolf Barshai), Op.110aChamber Symphony in D major, Op.73a (arr of String Quartet no.3 by Rudolf Barshai)Concertino for two pianos in A minor, Op.94ConcertoConcerto DSCHFestive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96Film music to The Gadfly, Op.97: RomanceLady Macbeth of the Mtsensk DistrictLady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District: PassacagliaMichelangelo Suite on Verses by Buonarroti for bass and orchestra, Op.145aMusic to the play King Lear by Shakespeare, Op.58aOctober, symphonic poem in C minor for orchestra, Op.131Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, Op.35Piano Quintet in G minor, Op.57Piano Sonata No. 1, Op.12Piano 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 scherzo for string octet, Op.11Seven Romances on Poems by Blok for soprano, violin, cello and piano, Op.127Sonata for viola and piano, Op.147Sonata for violin and piano, Op.134String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op.122String Quartet No. 12 in D flat major, Op.133String 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 from The Age of Gold for orchestra, Op.22aSuite from The Gadfly for orchestra, Op.97aSuite of Five Fragments from the Opera Katarina Izmailova for orchestra, Op.114aSuite on verses by Michelangelo: Dante, Op.145 no.6Suite on verses by Michelangelo: Death, Op.145 no.10Suite on verses by Michelangelo: Night, Op.145 no.9Symphony 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. 15 in A major, Op.141Symphony 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.70Ten Poems on Texts by Revolutionary Poets for chorus and boys' chorus a cappella, Op.88The Golden AgeThe NoseTwenty-Four Preludes and Fugues for piano, Op.87Two Pieces for string quartet "Elegy and Polka", Op.30bTwo pieces, Op.11Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99Violin Concerto no. 2 in C sharp minor, Op.129