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Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)

February 2017
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ParisProkofiev, Shostakovich, Beethoven

Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Beethoven
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France; Ludovic Morlot; Xavier Phillips

Valladolidde Falla, Shostakovich

de Falla, Shostakovich
Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León; Gordan Nikolić; Compañía Aída Gómez; María Mezcle; Magdalena Anna Hofmann; Thomas Oliemans

AmsterdamFazil Say & Nicolas Altstaedt

Debussy, Say, Janáček, Shostakovich
Nicolas Altstaedt; Fazıl Say

LondonMarin Alsop conducts Shostakovich

Copland, Mendelssohn, Shostakovich
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Marin Alsop; Renaud Capuçon

LuxembourgNHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo

Sibelius, Shostakovich
NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo; Paavo Järvi; Janine Jansen
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List of works
5 pieces for Two Violins and PianoBright Stream, TheCapturedCello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.107Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40Chamber SymphonyChamber Symphony in C minor (arr. Rudolf Barshai), Op.110aConcertino for two pianos in A minor, Op.94Concerto DSCHFestive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96Katerina IzmailovaLady Macbeth of the Mtsensk DistrictMercurial ManoeuvresMichelangelo Suite on Verses by Buonarroti for bass and orchestra, Op.145aMusic to the play King Lear by Shakespeare, Op.58aMusic to the silent film New Babylon for small orchestra, Op.18October, 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 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 Fugue no. 24 in D minor, Op.87Prelude 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. 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. 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 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. 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.70The Golden AgeTwenty-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.99