Dmitri Shostakovich in Moscow

from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, pages 199-200:

…Last year I was busy orchestrating Mussorgsky’s opera Khovanshchina and composing an operetta, entitled Moscow, Cheryomushki, which is to be put on by the Operetta Theatre in Moscow. (….) I have been genuinely delighted by my work with the talented Moscow Operetta Theatre company and by the high level of musical literacy shown by all its components, especially the excellent orchestra, choir and soloists. The Theatre’s…   more >>

cite as

Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 199-200. accessed: 29 February, 2024

location of experience: Moscow


Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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Moscow, Cheryomushki
written by Dmitri Shostakovich
performed by Grigori Stolyarov, Moscow Operetta Theatre company

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Excerpt from 'Sovetskaya Muzyka', No. 1, 1959.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 16:47:28 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:13:25 +0100