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Shostakovich 2025: 50th anniversary of death

Listen to Dmitri Shostakovich's music, with audio clips from across his ouevre
Calendar of events in the anniversary year
Scores and music on sale from our online shop
Recommended CDs of Dmitri Shostakovich's works
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Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975) has long been recognised and established as one of the most important and most frequently performed composers of the twentieth century. Discover the composer and his work – from most popular pieces to hidden gems from all genres!
A quick overview of Dmitri Shostakovich and his music
A biographical summary, for use in concert programmes
Gerard McBurney on Shostakovich's music
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Read our new brochure on discoveries and programming ideas for the anniversary year:
> Shostakovich 2025 (PDF)

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