Dmitri Shostakovich in Prague - 1947

from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, page 123:

The marvellous orchestral performance, again under Václav Talich, of My Fatherland, a cycle of symphonic poems by the classic of Czech music, Smetana, produced an indelible impression. 

cite as

Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 123. accessed: 22 April, 2024

location of experience: Prague


Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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My Fatherland
written by Bedřich Smetana
performed by Václav Talich

Experience Information

Date/Time 1947
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Excerpt from 'Vechernaya Moskva', 11 June, 1947.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sat, 02 Jan 2016 21:20:08 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:54:43 +0100