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Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)

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DresdenTjeknavorian, St. Petersburger Philharmoniker Temirkanov

Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Shostakovich
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra; Yuri Temirkanov; Emmanuel Tjeknavorian

BarcelonaVariaciones Rococó con Pablo Ferrández

© Igor Cortadellas
Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya; Lionel Bringuier; Pablo Ferrández

StockholmKopatchinskaja plays Shostakovich

Kopatchinskaja plays Shostakovich
Shostakovich, Strauss R., Ravel
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg; Gustavo Gimeno; Patricia Kopatchinskaja

BerlinStudio for New Music Moscow

© Olympia Orlova
Shostakovich, Lourié, Vustin, Tarnopolski, Roslavets, Prokopenko, Denisov, Karaev
Igor Dronov; Keren Motseri; Studio of New Music Moscow

IstanbulBorodin Quartet celebrates its 75th Anniversary

Beethoven, Shostakovich
Sergei Nakariakov; Alexei Volodin; Borodin Quartet
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Litton, Quint and the SSO provide light at the end of the tunnel

Andrew Litton, Philippe Quint and the SSO © Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Smile, because there's light at the end of the tunnel, illuminated by Andrew Litton, Philippe Quint and the Singapore Symphony.
*****
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A bridge from the past to the future: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan in 13 Tongues © Lee Chia-yeh
This double bill at Sadler's Wells exemplifies a fascinating bridge between Cloud Gate's past and the future. 
***11
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Giants, prodigies and miniatures at the Musikverein

Lahav Shani © Marco Borggreve
All the light, tuneful melodies and tuttis of the Ninth Symphony are still somehow Shostakovich, but a Shostakovich during a rare period where he seems to be taking antidepressants.
****1
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A night of Russian passion with the Ulster Orchestra

Francesca Dego © Davide Cerati
Taking a very different approach to programming for Valentine’s Day, Daniele Rustioni attracts a full-house to the Ulster Hall with Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky. Francesca Dego is outstanding in Shostakovich’s First Violin Concerto.
*****
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Love and death with Igor Levit and friends at Milton Court

Igor Levit © Robbie Lawrence
The wonderful acoustics of Milton Court proved to be the ideal setting for dramatic performances of rarely performance repertoire. With Igor Levit at the helm the evening was both technically challenging and artistically stimulating for audience and performers alike.
****1
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List of works
Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.107Cello Concerto no. 2 in G major, Op.126Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40Chamber Symphony in C minor (arr. Rudolf Barshai), Op.110aChamber Symphony in D major, Op.73a (arr of String Quartet no.3 by Rudolf Barshai)Festive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96Five Romances on Verses by Dolmatovsky for bass and piano, Op.98Katerina Izmailova: scherzoMarch of the Soviet Police for military band/wind orchestra, Op.139Music to the film Girl Friends, Op.41aMusic to the film The Great Citizen, second part, Op.55October, symphonic poem in C minor for orchestra, Op.131Piano 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 Trio no. 1 in C minor, Op.8Piano Trio no. 2 in E minor, Op.67Preface to the Complete Collection of My Works and Reflections, Op.123Prelude and Fugue in F major, Op.87 no.23Prelude and Fugue no. 24 in D minor, Op.87Prelude and scherzo for string octet, Op.11Six Poems by Marina Tsvetayeva, suite for contralto and piano, Op.143Sonata for viola and piano, Op.147Sonata for violin and piano, Op.134String Quartet No. 10 in A flat major, Op.118String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op.122String 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. 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. 2, Op.50bSuite for Variety Stage OrchestraSymphony 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. 9 in E flat major, Op.70The Golden Age: suite, Op.22aThe Taming of the ShrewTwo Pieces for string quartet "Elegy and Polka", Op.30bViolin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99Violin Concerto no. 2 in C sharp minor, Op.129