Dmitri Shostakovich in Moscow - 1969

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

I am very pleased with production here, and with the reception it was given. The performance went well, and the soloists and conductor deserved the success they enjoyed. I would draw particular attention to the splendid orchestra, who played brilliantly under their conductor Jaroslav Krombholc, of the Prague National Opera. The opera was produced by the Czech Karel Jernek. Although the Vienna production is different from the Moscow one, I was pleased to see that it did still maintain the opera’s national …   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: 19 June, 2024

location of experience: Moscow


Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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Katerina Izmailova
written by Dmitri Shostakovich
performed by Jaroslav Krombholc, Orchestra of the Prague National Opera

Experience Information

Date/Time 1969
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Excerpt from 'Pravda', 24 Feb., 1965.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Fri, 18 Mar 2016 15:27:34 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:42:00 +0100