The Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47, by Dmitri Shostakovich is a work for orchestra composed between April and July 1937. Its first performance was on November 21, 1937, in Leningrad by the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra under Yevgeny Mravinsky. The premiere was a huge success and received an ovation that lasted well over half an hour.

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Performances & Interviews


Upcoming BBC Events featuring Symphony No 5 in D minor

BBC SSO 2019-20 Season: Shostakovich Symphony No.5
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e8gfbp
Glasgow City Halls
2020-01-30T22:51:13
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BBC SSO 2019-20 Season: Shostakovich Symphony No.5 in Aberdeen
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/egrn5v
Music Hall, Aberdeen
2020-01-31T22:51:13
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