Shostakovich 7th Symphony

http://shostakovich.hilwin.nl/

 

http://www.shostakovich.org/

To me he seemed like a trapped man, whose only wish was to be left alone, to the peace of his own art and to the tragic destiny to which he, like most of his countrymen, has been forced to resign himself.

http://www.classical.net/music/comp.lst/shostakovich.php

 

mt

http://www.mariinsky.ru/en

Valery Gergiev

http://www.mariinsky.ru/en/company/conductors/gergiev/