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Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)

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MunichAkademiekonzert 5

Akademiekonzert 5
Prokofiev, Shostakovich
Bayerisches Staatsorchester; Daniele Rustioni; Vadim Gluzman

Reno100 Years of Bernstein

Bernstein, Shostakovich
Reno Philharmonic Orchestra; Laura Jackson; Reno Philharmonic Chorus; Elena Perroni; Olga Perez Flora; James Flora

GlasgowBach and Shostakovich Preludes & Fugues 3/5

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Bach, Shostakovich
Gusztáv Fenyő, Piano

LiverpoolPetrenko's Shostakovich

Petrenko's Shostakovich
Walton, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Vasily Petrenko; Nobuyuki Tsujii

LiverpoolPetrenko's Shostakovich

Petrenko's Shostakovich
Walton, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Vasily Petrenko; Nobuyuki Tsujii
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Oundjian at his best in Shostakovich's “Leningrad” Symphony

Peter Oundjian © Dale Wilcox
Peter Oundjian was at the top of his game with Royal Scottish National Orchestra in Shostakovich and Scriabin.
****1
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Jurowski revels in Stravinsky, Debussy and Shostakovich

Vladimir Jurowski © Drew Kelley
In a memorable evening, Jurowski and the LPO presented entirely convincing accounts.
*****
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A study in black and terror in Naples

Natalia Kreslina (Katerina) © Luciano Romano
Many scenes could risk to be particularly disturbing,  but their overt brutality appeared functional, to the structure of the drama. A dark, gloomy story as unambiguously told as it should be.
****1
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No muddle, just music: ROH Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Brandon Jovanovich (Sergey), Eva-Maria Westbroek (Katerina) © ROH | Clive Barda
The Royal Opera Orchestra produce a revelatory reading of Shostakovich’s eclectic score; a fine performance from Eva-Maria Westbroek and excellent acting from the whole cast light up the drama and farce.
****1
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A Boston Symphony performance marked by Mahler’s shadow

Andris Nelsons © Marco Borggreve
At Carnegie Hall Jean-Yves Thibaudet successfully brought forward the mercurial character of Bernstein's music, while Andris Nelsons highlighted details in Shostakovich. 
*****
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List of works
24 Preludes7 Romances on Poems by Blok for soprano, violin, cello and piano, Op.127Ballet 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.110aChamber Symphony, Op.110 bisConcertoConcerto DSCHEight British and American Folk Songs for voice(s) and orchestra, Op.63eFestive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96Four Romances on Verses by Pushkin for bass and piano, Op.46Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk DistrictMoskau, Tscherjomuschki: Lied der LidotschkaMusic 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 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 B flat major, Op.87 no.21Prelude and Fugue in B flat minor, Op.87 no.16Prelude and Fugue in B major, Op.87 no.11Prelude and Fugue in C minor, Op.87 no.20Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor, Op.87 no.10Prelude and Fugue in D flat major, Op.87 no.15Prelude and Fugue in E flat major, Op.87 no.19Prelude and Fugue in E flat minor, Op.87 no.14 Prelude and Fugue in F major, Op.87 no.23Prelude and Fugue in F minor, Op.87 no.18Prelude and Fugue in F sharp major, Op.87 no.13Prelude and Fugue in G minor, Op.87 no.22Prelude and Fugue in G sharp minor, Op.87 no.12Prelude 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.24Satires (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 Variety Stage OrchestraSuite from The Gadfly for orchestra, Op.97aSymphony 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 NoseTootTwenty-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