Dmitri Shostakovich in Tbilisi - 1952

from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, page 144:

I am presently enjoying my second visit this year to Tbilisi, the beautiful capital of Soviet Georgia. The purpose of this visit is to hear new works by Georgian composers. I came with great hopes, and these hopes have been borne out. At a review concert a few days ago, many successful works by talented Georgian composers were performed. / It was encouraging to see that Georgian music is pushing ahead, no small thanks being due to the younger generation of composers. Among the outstanding youngsters whose work I heard were Alexander …   more >>

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Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 144. accessed: 24 February, 2024

location of experience: Tbilisi


Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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Works by Georgian composers

Experience Information

Date/Time 1952
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Excerpt from 'Molodoi Stalinets'(Tbilisi), 29 Nov., 1952.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sat, 02 Jan 2016 22:07:00 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:01:40 +0100