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Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)

June 2018
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TianjinLSO on tour

Dvořák, Liszt, Shostakovich
London Symphony Orchestra; Gianandrea Noseda; Yefim Bronfman

MadridOrquesta de Extremadura

Orquesta de Extremadura
Shostakovich, Prokofiev
Orquesta de Extremadura; Alvaro Albiach; Lluís Homar

BeijingLSO on tour

Dvořák, Liszt, Shostakovich
London Symphony Orchestra; Gianandrea Noseda; Yefim Bronfman

TokyoSakuranbo (Cherry) Concert 2018 in Tokyo

Sakuranbo (Cherry) Concert 2018 in Tokyo
Mozart, Shostakovich, Dvořák
Yamagata Symphony Orchestra; Norichika Iimori; Miyuji Kaneko

AucklandAndreas Ottensamer plays Weber

Andreas Ottensamer plays Weber
Copland, Weber, Shostakovich
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra; Carlos Miguel Prieto; Andreas Ottensamer
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Kosky's Nose comes home to Komische Oper

Günter Papendell (Platon Kuzmich Kovalyov) © Iko Freese | drama-berlin.de
Shostakovich's early masterpiece is fêted at the Komische Oper Berlin
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Shostakovich, Brahms and Simon Holt in Birmingham

Alisa Weilerstein © Harald Hoffmann | Decca
Alisa Weilerstein delivered an amazingly raw performance of Shostakovich’s Second Cello Concerto, whereas Ilan Volkov and the CBSO’s renditions of Simon Holt and Brahms (reimagined by Schoenberg) proved alienating and overblown.
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Emotional extremes from the Belcea Quartet

Belcea Quartet © Marco Borggreve
The Belcea Quartet gave us bleak despair in their Shostakovich, but joined by Antoine Tamestit, they also gave us joyful Mozart and life-affirming Brahms.
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Life and death in Istanbul: Maisky family trio

Sasha, Mischa and Lily Maisky © Ali Guler
Youthful Mahler, earth-shattering Shostatovich and life-affirming Schumann, played by The Maisky Trio and Maxim Rysanov at the Istanbul Music Festival.
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Nikolaj Znaider plays Tchaikovsky with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Nikolaj Znaider © Lars Gundersen
Cristian Măcelaru joins forces with Nikolaj Znaider in a performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
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List of works
24 Preludes5 pieces for Two Violins and PianoBallet Suite no. 1 for orchestra, Op.84aCello 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.110aConcertoConcerto DSCHEleven Variations on a Theme by Glinka for piano, Op.104aFestive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk DistrictMusic to the play Hamlet by Shakespeare, Op.32Octet Orchestration of Hypothetically Murdered, Op.31aPiano 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. 1, Op.12Piano 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 scherzo for string octet, Op.11Satires (Pictures of the Past), Five Romances on Verses by Chorny, Op.109Sonata for viola and piano, Op.147Spanish Songs for (mezzo)soprano and piano, Op.100String Quartet No. 10 in A flat major, Op.118String 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. 14 in F sharp major, Op.142Suite for Jazz Orchestra no. 1, Op.38aSuite for Jazz Orchestra no. 2, Op.50bSuite from The Limpid Stream for orchestra, Op.39aSymphony 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. 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 NoseThe Nose: suite for tenor, baritone and orchestra, Op.15aTootTwenty-Four Preludes and Fugues for piano, Op.87Twenty-Four Preludes for piano, Op.34Two 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