In 1957, for the 40th anniversary of the Russian revolution, Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) composes his 11th symphony, and dedicates it to the first Russian revolution of 1905.
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Have you ever said something like “I would love to get into classical music, but I don’t know where to start”? Or “I always listen to the same old recordings I know”? Well the Pizzicato Ost is the place for you.
Leo Jivetsky, former Artistic Administrator of the Bolshoi theatre in Moscow, and Program director of the Russian National Orchestra shares his insights on music he is passionate about.