Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall - Level 5 Function RoomBelvedere Rd, London, Greater London, SE1 8XX, United Kingdom2017-Jan-28, Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall - Level 5 Function Room: What you need to know about Shostakovichhttps://bachtrack.com/listing/southbank-centre-royal-festival-hall-level-5-function-room/what-you-need-to-know-about-shostakovich/28-january-2017/12-002017-01-282017-01-28https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/114342-what-you-need-know-shostakovich-symphony-no5-depth-2017?utm_medium=display&utm_source=bachtrack.com
On Saturday 28 January 2017 at 12:00
Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony was written at a time when the composer was under the greatest scrutiny from Stalin.
We examine the music and discover if and how the pressure shows.
12 noon – 4pm