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Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)

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MontrealWinter Tales

Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Strauss II, Strauss, Humperdinck
Orchestre Métropolitain; Christoph Campestrini; Serhiy Salov

MontrealWinter Tales

Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Strauss II, Strauss, Humperdinck
Orchestre Métropolitain; Christoph Campestrini; Serhiy Salov

MontrealWinter Tales

Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Strauss II, Strauss, Humperdinck
Orchestre Métropolitain; Christoph Campestrini; Serhiy Salov

MontrealWinter Tales

Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Strauss II, Strauss, Humperdinck
Orchestre Métropolitain; Christoph Campestrini; Serhiy Salov

Las Palmas de Gran CanariaOrquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria

Glinka, Shostakovich, Bartók
Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria; Elim Chan; Alexey Stadler
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Renaud Capuçon finds the tragedy in Shostakovich

The UK première of Shchedrin's Dialogues with Shostakovich was followed by powerful Shostakovich. 
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Kopatchinskaja's Berg passionate and playful in Zurich

Patricia Kopatchinskaja and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich under conductor Teodor Currentzis brought the audience to its feet with works by Alban Berg and Dmitri Shostakovitch.
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Brahms and Beethoven from the NDR Radiophilharmonie

Igor Levit gave a splendid account of Beethoven's Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, and a performance of Brahms' Second Symphony was played with enthusiasm by the visiting NDR Radiophilharmonie.
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Znaider's triumph in Dublin: magnificent Beethoven and powerful Shostakovich

A sumptuous, elegant rendition of Beethoven's Violin Concerto by Nikolaj Znaider, while exchanging violin for baton, Znaider conducts the NSO in a fascinating rendition of Shostakovich's Symphony no. 5.
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Long Yu leads a fine troika of Russian standards

Chinese-American pianist George Li is now all of 22 years old, and continues to accumulate awards for his remarkable playing, but could he find anything interesting to say about this particular warhorse? 
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List of works
24 PreludesBehind the MirrorCello 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, Op.110 bisConcerto (MacMillan)Concerto DSCHFestive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96Four Romances on Verses by Pushkin for bass and piano, Op.46Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk DistrictLady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District: orchestral suite, Op.29aMoskau, Tscherjomuschki: Lied der LidotschkaMusic to the play Hamlet by Shakespeare, Op.32Octet October, symphonic poem in C minor for orchestra, Op.131OrangoPiano 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.67Prelude and Fugue in A flat major, Op.87 no.17Prelude and Fugue in A major, Op.87 no.7Prelude and Fugue in A minor, Op.87 no.2Prelude and Fugue in E flat minor, Op.87 no.14 Prelude and Fugue no. 24 in D minor, Op.87Prelude and scherzo for string octet, Op.11Prelude in B flat minor, Op.34 no.16Prelude in C sharp minor, Op.34 no.10Prelude in D flat major, Op.34 no.15Prelude in D minor, Op.34 no.24PreludesRayok (Little Paradise) for four voices, chorus and piano, Op.78bSeven 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. 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. 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.49Suite for Jazz Orchestra no. 1, Op.38aSuite for Variety Stage OrchestraSuite for Variety Stage Orchestra: WaltzSuite from The Gadfly for orchestra, Op.97aSuite in F sharp minor for two pianos, Op.6Suite 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. 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. 3 in E flat major "The First of May", Op.20Symphony 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. 9 in E flat major, Op.70Tahiti Trot, "Tea for Two" for orchestra, Op.16The Golden Age: suite, Op.22aThe NoseTwenty-Four Preludes and Fugues for piano, Op.87Twenty-Four Preludes for piano, Op.34Two 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