Katie Derham uncovers aesthetics and experimental ideas of new ballets in the Soviet Union after 1917, especially by Shostakovich, collaborating with choreographer Fyodor Lopukhov.
Katie Derham uncovers the music and aesthetics of the new ballets in the Soviet Union after 1917, with experimental ideas being produced during the 1920s and 30s, especially by Dmitri Shostakovich in collaboration with the choreographer Fyodor Lopukhov. With David Nice and Judith Mackrell. The Classic Score of the Week is Khachaturian's Spartacus.
Part of Breaking free: A Century of Russian Culture.