Cape Town City Hall: Shostakovich Symphony #1, Conducted by Victor Yampolsky – 17 May 2012

I am fortunate to be playing the orchestral piano in an exciting concert with a truly outstanding orchestra, conductor and soloist.


Soloist: OLIVIER CHARLIER  (violin)


HAYDN Symphony No. 49 (La Passion) in F minor
MOZART Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major K218
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10

The Symphony No. 1 in F minor (Opus 10) by Dmitri Shostakovich was written between 1924 and 1925, and first performed in Saint Petersburg by the Leningrad Philharmonic under Nikolai Malko on 12 May 1926. He wrote the work as his graduation piece at [read more…]