Isaak Glikman in Russia - 17 January, 1933

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

Meanwhile, an evening devoted to Shostakovich’s music in the Great Hall of the Philharmonia was approaching. I had arranged a small exhibition about the composer to go with the concert and was on tenterhooks of anticipation and excitement. The concert took place on 17 January 1933, with a programme including the Organ Passacaglia from 'Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk', which had not yet been staged at the Maly Opera or anywhere else. This wonderful work drew warm applause from the audience, but the two ballet suites from 'The Golden Age' and 'Bolt', several numbers from which had to be …   more >>

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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. xvi. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431351170871 accessed: 23 September, 2017

location of experience: Russia

Listeners

Isaak Glikman
Theatre historian and dramaturgue
1911-

Listening to

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Organ Passacaglia from 'Lady Macneth of Mtsensk'
written by Dmitri Shostakovich
performed by Maly Opera
Two ballet suites 'The Golden Age' and 'Bolt'
written by Dmitri Shostakovich
performed by Maly Opera

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 January, 1933
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 11 May 2015 14:32:51 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:51:47 +0000