Dmitri Shostakovich in Russia - 1952

from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, page 142:

 In the Columned Hall of the Trade Union House recently, the Radio Orchestra conducted by Samuil Samosud gave the first performance of Prokofiev’s Seventh Symphony. Unfortunately I did not manage to attend any of the rehearsals or study the score of the work before its public performance. Consequently I shall not try to make a serious analysis of the work here, but merely give a few impressions of its first performance. / The…   more >>

cite as

Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 142. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451772287671 accessed: 24 September, 2017

location of experience: Russia

Listeners

Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist
1906-1975

Listening to

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Prokofiev’s Seventh Symphony
written by Sergey Prokofiev
performed by Radio Orchestra, Samuil Samosud

Experience Information

Date/Time 1952
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Notes

Excerpt from 'Sovetskoye Iskusstvo', 12 Nov., 1952.


Originally submitted by verafonte on Sat, 02 Jan 2016 22:04:48 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:00:47 +0100