Dmitri Shostakovich in Moscow Conservatory - 19 March, 1951

from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, page 136:

On 19 March, in the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, a concert was given by the Russian Song Choir and the Boys’ Choir of the Moscow Choral school. The programme of the concert, conducted by Alexander Sveshnikov, consisted of works by Johann Sebastian Bach. The current concert season has included many works by Bach, in commemoration of the bicentenary of the great composer’s death. In the summer of last year I had the good fortune…   more >>

cite as

Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 136. accessed: 14 July, 2024

location of experience: Moscow Conservatory


Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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Johann Sebastian Bach's works
written by Bach
performed by Boy's Choir of the Moscow Choral school, Russian Song Choir

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 March, 1951
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Excerpt from 'Sovetskaya Iskusstvo', 24 March, 1951.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sat, 02 Jan 2016 21:36:48 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:57:34 +0100