Dmitri Shostakovich - in the middle of the 1900's

from Story of a Friendship. The letters of Dmitry Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman with a commentary by Isaak Glikman, pages 148-149:

I have heard Yureneva sing on the radio several times. I have also heard her in chamber music concerts, and I really liked her singing. I have sent her my Blok settings and asked her to consider singing them. / I am a bit worried about her partners, however. I would be absolutely happy with, for instance, Mikhail Vaiman or Boris Gutnikov as violinists, but I don’t know about the cellist. Is there an outstanding cellist in Leningrad anything like Rostropovich? You move in musical circles; please let me know. Nadezhda Yureneva’s agreement, and only then put the ensemble together. Yureneva …   more >>
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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. 148-149. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431429729220 accessed: 1 December, 2022

Listeners

Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist
1906-1975

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of the 1900's
Medium live, playback

Notes

Letter from Dmitri Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman, 29 November 1967, Moscow


Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 12 May 2015 12:22:09 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:13:36 +0000