Dmitri Shostakovich in Russia - 1966
from Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times, pages 270-271:
Unfortunately, ill-health prevented me from attending the concerts at the White Nights Festival. I did manage to hear some of them on radio and television, however, and due to the kindness of the radio and television workers I have also heard tape-recordings of some of the works performed. / The Festival was excellently organised. I would like to express my warmest thanks to all those involved in running the Festival and to all the performers who showed such talent and skill in playing my works…
Dmitri Shostakovich, and L. Grigoryev and Ya. Platek (ed.), Dmitry Shostakovich-About Himself and His Times (Moscow, 1981), p. 270-271. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1458317558333 accessed: 11 December, 2023
Listening tohide composers
written by Dmitri Shostakovich
|Listening Environment||in private, indoors|
Excerpt from 'Vecherniy Leningrad', 4 July, 1966.