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-xvii:

Shostakovich, pleased by the success of the concert, included me in an invitation to supper at his home on Marat Street (or Nikolayevskaya Street as we usually called it). It was a great honour for me, and I was beside myself with excitement as I walked through the freezing night to the house which had until such a short time ago been closed to me. I was the youngest and most insignificant of the guests, yet Shostakovich, man of true breeding that he was, accorded the same welcome to everyone irrespective of rank. In that (for me) unforgettable night, he was irresistibly gay, graceful, alert, …   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-xvii. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431351406086 accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Russia

Listeners

Isaak Glikman
Theatre historian and dramaturgue
1911-

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 January, 1933
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 11 May 2015 14:36:46 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:52:51 +0000