Dmitri Shostakovich in Russia - the 1930's
from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, page 47:
The two premières of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (one in the former Mikhailovsky Theatre, the other in the Nemirovich- Danchenko Theatre in Moscow) unsettled me somewhat.
Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 47. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451586501730 accessed: 25 November, 2017
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Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
written by Dmitri Shostakovich
Excerpt from 'Sovetskoye Iskusstvo', 5 Nov., 1934.