Dmitri Shostakovich
composer

Dmitri Shostakovich

  • September 25, 1906 St. Petersburg (Russia) - August 9, 1975 Moscow (Russia)

Biography

Dmitri Shostakovich, the indiscernible composer

Dmitri Shostakovich, the most famous musician of the USSR, was probably the most ambiguous composer of his era. An unruly child, his musical talents stupefied his teachers Nicolaiev at the piano and Glazunov, (composition). His first symphony, composed before he studied music, was a resounding success. The government commissioned him to compose for the commemoration of the October Revolution.

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Carl Nielsen International Competition: Violin Pre-final
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Aziz Shokhakimov conducts Prokofiev and Shostakovich — With Simone Lamsma
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Vasily Petrenko conducts Shostakovich and Prokofiev — With Vilde Frang
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Tarmo Peltokoski conducts Vaughan Williams, Korngold, and Shostakovich — With Chad Hoopes
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Marko Letonja conducts Rachmaninov and Shostakovich — With Simon Trpčeski
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Les Coups de Cœur à Chantilly I/II
Les Coups de Cœur à Chantilly I/II

Martha Argerich, Evgeny Kissin, Maxim Vengerov,...

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Kirill Karabits conducts Akimenko and Shostakovich — With Natalya Romaniw and Joshua Bloom
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Lahav Shani conducts Daniel Shalit and Berlioz
Lahav Shani conducts Daniel Shalit and Berlioz

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

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Marc Bouchkov and Dmitry Masleev play Schubert, Brahms, and Shostakovich
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Tugan Sokhiev conducts Liszt and Shostakovich — With Lucas Debargue
Tugan Sokhiev conducts Liszt and Shostakovich — With Lucas Debargue

Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse

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Lawrence Foster conducts Liszt and Shostakovich — With Marc Coppey
Lawrence Foster conducts Liszt and Shostakovich — With Marc Coppey

Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

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Long Yu conducts Avshalomov, Tchaikovsky, and Shostakovich — With Maxim Vengerov
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Tugan Sokhiev conducts Chen and Shostakovich – With Edgar Moreau
Tugan Sokhiev conducts Chen and Shostakovich – With Edgar Moreau

Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse

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Gianandrea Noseda conducts Shostakovich – With Nicola Benedetti
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Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Gershwin and Shostakovich — With Yuja Wang
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Andris Nelsons conducts Sibelius and Shostakovich — With Anne-Sophie Mutter
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Martha Argerich and Yuri Temirkanov perform Ravel's Piano Concerto in G Major
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The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in Moscow
The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in Moscow

From the First Moscow International Cello Festival

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