Dmitri Shostakovich in Russia - the 1900's

from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, page 193:

I have known David Oistrakh for almost a quarter of a century - since the day of his brilliant performance at the All-Union Performers Competition. The young violinist literally stunned the judges and the audience- including me- by his mastery. He played the most difficult works with the ease of a virtuoso, and everyone in the hall realised that he was witnessing the birth of a great master. Oistrakh received a tumultuous ovation.

cite as

Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 193. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451839143711 accessed: 23 September, 2017

location of experience: Russia

Listeners

Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist
1906-1975

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Notes

Excerpt from 'Literaturnaya Gazeta', 8 June, 1957.


Originally submitted by verafonte on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 16:39:03 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:11:22 +0100