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

Most shared Shostakovich features

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Beyoncé dancing to a Shostakovich symphony works surprisingly well

Nobuyuki Tsujii

Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich - live from Liverpool this Thursday!

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Heavy metal Stravinsky is truly righteous

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This Shostakovich-inspired piece for solo snare drum will light your face on fire

Shostakovich plays a fragment of his 7th symphony

Watch Shostakovich playing his own Symphony No. 7

Nicola Benedetti Shostakovich

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

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