Festive Overture Opus 96 Dmitri Shostakovich Download 'Festive Overture Opus 96' on iTunes
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The Katherine Jenkins Collection – The Russians
Another revolutionary Russian changed the face of music in the 20th century. 'Highly skilled and technically brilliant, Stravinsky’s compositions are rooted in classical forms,' says Katherine ‘but he broke all the conventions of the day and reached back to more primitive times to create something dazzlingly new and daring.’ The Firebird in 1910 cemented Stravinsky’s position as one of the period’s most exciting and dynamic composers, and he was revered by the musical elite of Paris. Today, it remains in rep across the world.