Dmitri Shostakovich in Moscow - the 1930's

from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, page 180:

How well I remember my acquaintance with Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, who produced my opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in his Moscow theatre. I shall never forget his deep understanding of my music and his bold interpretation of the characters. 

cite as

Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 180. accessed: 29 May, 2024

location of experience: Moscow


Dmitri Shostakovich
Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
written by Dmitri Shostakovich

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1930's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Excerpt from 'Sovetskaya Muzyka', No. 9, 1956.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 20:08:31 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:18:10 +0100