Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich

Conductor and pianist, son of the composer. Born 10 May 1938
Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich
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1938-05-10
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Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich

Biography (Wikipedia)

Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich (Russian: Макси́м Дми́триевич Шостако́вич; born 10 May 1938 in Leningrad) is a Russian conductor and pianist. He is the second child of the composer Dmitri Shostakovich and Nina Varzar.

Since 1975, he has conducted and popularised many of his father's lesser-known works.

He was educated at the Moscow and Leningrad Conservatories where he studied with Igor Markevitch and Otto-Werner Mueller before becoming chief conductor of the Union Radio and TV Symphony Orchestra. While he was principal conductor of the Moscow Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, he conducted the premiere of his father's 15th Symphony. On 12 April 1981, he defected to West Germany, and then later settled in the United States. After spells conducting the New Orleans Symphony Orchestra and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra he returned to St. Petersburg. In 1992, he made an acclaimed recording of the Myaskovsky Cello Concerto with Julian Lloyd Webber and the London Symphony Orchestra for Philips Classics.

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Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony No 8 in C minor, Op 65 (5th movement)
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Symphony No 8 in C minor, Op 65 (5th movement)
Dimitri Shostakovich Jr & Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich
Piano Concerto No. 2 II Andante
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Piano Concerto No. 2 II Andante

Piano Concerto No. 2 II Andante

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Dimitri Shostakovich Jr
Dmitry Shostakovich
Romance (Youth) (from the Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a No. 8)
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Romance (Youth) (from the Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a No. 8)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Piano Concerto No 2 in F major, Op 102 (2nd mvt)
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Piano Concerto No 2 in F major, Op 102 (2nd mvt)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Romance (The Gadfly)
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Romance (The Gadfly)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Cello Concerto No.1 - last movement
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Cello Concerto No.1 - last movement
Dmitry Shostakovich
Pirogov, Op 76a (Waltz)
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Pirogov, Op 76a (Waltz)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Ballet Suite No. 3 - Waltz
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Ballet Suite No. 3 - Waltz
Dmitry Shostakovich
Romance (The Gadfly)
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Romance (The Gadfly)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Ballet Suite No. 3 arr. Atovmyan (extract)
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Ballet Suite No. 3 arr. Atovmyan (extract)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Ballet Suite No. 3, Arr. Atovmyan [1952]
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Ballet Suite No. 3, Arr. Atovmyan [1952]
Dmitry Shostakovich
Concerto for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings Op. 35 - 1st mvt
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Concerto for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings Op. 35 - 1st mvt
Felix Mendelssohn
The Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)
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The Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)
Dmitry Shostakovich
2nd movment Andante from Piano Concerto No 2 in F (feat. I Musici de Montréal & Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich)
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2nd movment Andante from Piano Concerto No 2 in F (feat. I Musici de Montréal & Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Concerto no. 1 in A minor Op.77 for violin and orchestra
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Concerto no. 1 in A minor Op.77 for violin and orchestra
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1982: Prom 50
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Royal Albert Hall
1982-09-04T21:39:14
4
Sep
1982

Proms 1982: Prom 50

Royal Albert Hall

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