Isaak Glikman in Russia - the 1930's

from Story of a Friendship. The letters of Dmitry Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman with a commentary by Isaak Glikman- 1941-1975, pages xv:

In the Leningrad of the 1930s, composers often came to concerts at the Philharmonia and Shostakovich was, needless to say, no exception. There was another custom as well, now lapsed, in accordance with which musicians of all sorts and conditions used to congregate of an afternoon in the huge drawing-room next to the office of the Director of the Philharmonia. It was a bit like a club at which one would frequently catch sight of such musical figures as Vladimir Shcherbachov, Yury Shaporin, Vladimir Deshevov, Boris Arapov, Aleksey Zhivotov, Andrey Pashchenko, Valery Zhelobinky, Leonild …   more >>

cite as

Dmitri Shostakovich / Isaac Glikman, Story of a Friendship. The letters of Dmitry Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman with a commentary by Isaak Glikman (Queen Square, London, 2001), p. xv. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431350873164 accessed: 25 November, 2017

location of experience: Russia

Listeners

Isaak Glikman
Theatre historian and dramaturgue
1911-

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1930's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private

Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 11 May 2015 14:27:53 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:47:46 +0000