Isaak Glikman in Russia - the 1940's

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

I was consumed with impatience to find some way to get to Kuybïshev to hear for myself the symphony, which we knew was due to receive its first performance there on 5 March. But in wartime there was not the smallest hope of realizing the dream. However, before long it became known that the première was to be broadcast over all radio stations in the Sovietic Union, which meant that we would be able to listen to it in Tashkent. / The director of the Conservatoire, Pavel Serebryakov, had managed to get hold of a radio from somewhere, so that evening a small group of us professors …   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. xxxvii. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431381613859 accessed: 24 September, 2017

location of experience: Russia

Listeners

Isaak Glikman
Theatre historian and dramaturgue
1911-

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1940's
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 11 May 2015 23:00:14 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:00:05 +0000