Dmitri Shostakovich in Moscow - 25 December, 1966

from Story of a Friendship. The letters of Dmitry Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman with a commentary by Isaak Glikman, page 136:

Yesterday’s concert in the Great Hall [of the Conservatoire] by Peter Pears and Benjamin Britten was a great joy to me. They performed Schumann’s 'Dichterliebe', Britten’s 'Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo', and his own versions of English and French songs. The whole concert have me the greatest pleasure.

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. 136. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431428754382 accessed: 21 February, 2024

location of experience: Moscow

Listeners

Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist
1906-1975

Listening to

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Schumann's Dichterlieb
written by Robert Schumann
performed by Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 December, 1966
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Notes

Letter from Dmitri Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman, 26 December 1966, Moscow


Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 12 May 2015 12:05:54 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:09:00 +0000