Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975)

Top Shostakovich pieces

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Festive Overture Opus 96 Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975 : Russia) Conductor: Neeme Jarvi Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Record label: Chandos Catalogue ID: CHAN 7000

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975 : Russia) Conductor: Mariss Jansons Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CDC 5556012

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975 : Russia) Conductor: Paavo Jarvi Ensemble: Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France Record label: VIRGIN Catalogue ID: 7243 5456092

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975 : Russia) Conductor: Valery Gergiev Ensemble: Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre Soloists: Denis Matsuev Record label: Marinsky Catalogue ID: MAR 0509

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975 : Russia) Conductor: Barry Wordsworth Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Janine Jansen Record label: DECCA Catalogue ID: 4750112

Most shared Shostakovich features


Listen to 'Chopstakovich', an impressive piece for solo snare drum inspired by Shostakovich

Shostakovich four pianos asset

Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10 played on four pianos is both nuts and amazing

Happy birthday in the style of Shostakovich

Happy Birthday in the style of a Shostakovich string quartet is extremely clever

heinrich schiff plays shostakovich

We've just lost the cellist who gave us this unbelievable performance

shostakovich performed by metal band

Here’s an evil Shostakovich quartet performed note-perfect by a metal band

Nicola Benedetti Shostakovich

Nicola Benedetti tells us why Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto is utterly devastating

What was David Cameron humming?

So what was David Cameron actually humming?