Dmitri Shostakovich in Zhukovka - December, 1971

from Story of a Friendship. The letters of Dmitry Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman with a commentary by Isaak Glikman, pages 182-183:

After the month I spent in hospital, I am now ensconced in my dacha, but I go in to the city to attend rehearsals of my Fifteenth Symphony, which Maksim is doing very well. The première is on 8 January, and if Maksim is on form, as I hope he will be, the symphony should sound as it was intended to. / Today we had three rehearsals in the recording studio; from 5 January on the rehearsals move to the Great Hall [of the Conservatoire]. Everything has been sounding wonderful in the studio, and now after a break the orchestra will have to adapt to a new acoustic. Studio and Great Hall- two big …   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. 182-183. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431532765369 accessed: 28 February, 2024

location of experience: Zhukovka

Listeners

Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist
1906-1975

Listening to

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Shostakovich's Fifteenth Symphony
written by Dmitri Shostakovich
performed by Maksim

Experience Information

Date/Time December, 1971
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Notes

Letter from Dmitri Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman, 30 December 1971, Zhukovka.


Originally submitted by verafonte on Wed, 13 May 2015 16:59:25 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:30:25 +0000