Dmitri Shostakovich in Kazan - February, 1965

from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, page 259:


I have just returned from Kazan, where I got to know the splendid company of the Musa Dhalil Theatre of Opera and Ballet. I consider their production of Katerina Izmailova one of the most successful…/ I have seen various productions of the opera and can say without qualification that this was one of the most interesting. Much credit is due to the conductor, I. Sherman, a fine musician. From the musical point of view the …   more >>

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Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 259. accessed: 23 June, 2024

location of experience: Kazan


Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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Katerina Izmailova
written by Dmitri Shostakovich
performed by I. Shermann

Experience Information

Date/Time February, 1965
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Excerpt from 'Pravda', 20 Feb., 1965

Originally submitted by verafonte on Fri, 18 Mar 2016 15:21:39 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:41:04 +0100