Dmitri Shostakovich in Riga
from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, page 244:
I expect to be in Riga until the October Revolution celebrations. I think I shall enjoy working with the opera company, which is rehearsing my opera Katerina Izmailova. Even the very first rehearsal left a good impression on me: both the orchestra and the soloists have achieved a high level. I hope to be able to help the company as much as possible during my stay. / From Riga I shall be leaving for London, where the Covent Garden Theatre has also started work on … more >>
Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 244. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1456614574525 accessed: 21 January, 2021
Listening tohide composers
written by Dmitri Shostakovich
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Excerpt from 'Rigas balss', 1 Nov. 1963.