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Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)

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Bradford on AvonRussian Classics

© Alastair Merrill
Shostakovich, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov
Amadeus Orchestra; Philip Mackenzie; Mariya Kostenko

LenoxAndris Nelsons conducts Shostakovich, Mozart and Ravel

Shostakovich, Mozart, Ravel
Boston Symphony Orchestra; Andris Nelsons; Paul Lewis; James Burton; Tanglewood Festival Chorus

ExeterRussian

© Alastair Merrill
Shostakovich, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov
Amadeus Orchestra; Philip Mackenzie; Mariya Kostenko

AmsterdamThe Munich Symphony Orchestra: Musicals in Concert

© Roy Beusker
Heuberger, Lehár, Kreuder, Stolz, Loewe, Shostakovich, Anderson, Kern, Berlin, Lloyd Webber, Porter, Gershwin
Munich Symphony Orchestra; Enrico Delamboye; Brigitte Heuser; Adrian Becker

AlcobaçaCuarteto Casals - Great String Quartets

Cuarteto Casals - Great String Quartets
Haydn, Shostakovich, Beethoven
Cuarteto Casals; Vera Martínez-Mehner; Abel Tomàs Realp; Jonathan Brown
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“Leningrad” at the Manchester International Festival

Jonathon Heyward © Jeremy Ayres Fischer
Jonathon Heyward steps in for Sir Mark Elder to conduct The Hallé in Shostakovich's Leningrad.
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Virtuosi old and new: Daniil Trifonov at the Berlin Philharmonie

Daniil Trifonov © Dario Acosta | DG
Wunderkind Russian piano virtuosi are no novelty in European concert halls. Artistic seriousness and subtle interpretive skill are a harder sell. Daniil Trifonov, a pianist with intelligent and original interpretations that belie a maturity beyond his tender years, closed his season-long residency at the Berlin Philharmonic with a performance of Scriabin's rarely performed piano concerto.
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Brooding and visceral Tchaikovsky from the Tekfen Philharmonic

Daniel Müller-Schott and the Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra © Ali Guler
An occasionally uneven but often searing set of performances from the Tekfen Philharmonic and cellist Daniel Muller-Schott. 
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Shostakovich, Berlioz and the Great American Songbook at the Barbican

Daniil Trifonov © Dario Acosta
Philip Cobb’s bluesy inflections turned the dear old Barbican Hall into the coolest nightspot in the capital; they might as well have lowered the lights and served cocktails.
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Fireworks from Yuja Wang in Turkey

Yuja Wang and the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg © Ali Guler
Daredevil piano playing and luscious Stravinsky at the 47th Istanbul Music Festival.
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List of works
7 Romances on Poems by Blok for soprano, violin, cello and piano, Op.127Ballet Suite no. 1 for orchestra, Op.84aBright Stream, TheCello 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.83a (arr of String Quartet no.4 by Rudolf Barshai)Concerto (MacMillan)Elegy and Polka for string quartet op. 36aFestive Overture in A major for orchestra, Op.96Katerina Izmailova: scherzoLady Macbeth of the Mtsensk DistrictLady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District: PassacagliaLady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District: orchestral suite, Op.29aMarch of the Soviet Police for military band/wind orchestra, Op.139Michelangelo Suite on Verses by Buonarroti for bass and orchestra, Op.145aMichelangelo Suite on Verses by Buonarroti for bass and piano, Op.145Moderato for cello and piano, Op.40aMoscow, Cheryomushki (Cherrytown)Music to the film Girl FriendsOp.41aMusic to the film Zoya, Op.64October, symphonic poem in C minor for orchestra, Op.131PagliaccioPiano 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 C major, Op.87 no.1Prelude and scherzo for string octet, Op.11Sinfonia no 10Sonata for viola and piano, Op.147Sonata for violin and piano, Op.134String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op.122String 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. 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 from Hamlet for orchestra, Op.116aSymphony 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. 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: PolkaThe NoseTwenty-Four Preludes and Fugues for piano, Op.87Two pieces, Op.11Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99Violin Concerto no. 2 in C sharp minor, Op.129