Shostakovich on Trial: From Lady Macbeth to the Fifth Symphony

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Gresham College Lecture

Thu 13 Jan 2022 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke's, London

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker FBA lecturer

 

Tickets: Free, please visit the Gresham website for more information and to book

Pre-registration for in-person and online attendance required

 

 

Please note that finish times are approximate and subject to change

A lecture exploring one of the watershed moments of Soviet music history: the censure of Shostakovich’s opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, and the composer’s path through reform to rehabilitation.


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