Dmitri Shostakovich in Russia - 1966
from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, page 270:
At the moment M. Shapiro is producing a screen version at the Lenfilm studios. The music for the film will be recorded by the orchestra of the Kiev Opera House, conducted by K. Simeonov, whose interpretation I consider first-class and closest to my original intentions.
Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 270. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1458315999998 accessed: 23 September, 2017
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'Katerina Izmailova' (film version)
written by Dmitri Shostakovich
|performed by Simeonov, orchestra of the Kiev Opera House|
Excerpt from 'Izvestia', 22 Jan., 1966.