Dmitri Shostakovich, A Man of Many Faces

A documentary film by Reiner E. Moritz

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John Hurt — Narrator

Daniil Trifonov — Pianist

Rudolf Barshai — Conductor, violist

Mariinsky Orchestra

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Enter the world of Dmitri Shostakovich, one of the 20th century's most brilliant and fascinating composers, in this exciting documentary by filmmaker Reiner Moritz. Highlights include extensive interviews with Shostakovich-specialist Valery Gergiev and excerpted performances by the Mariinsky Orchestra, the Borodin Quartet, and the composer himself!

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