Dmitri Shostakovich artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
November 3, 2011 Who wrote music for kids' cartoons in the Soviet Union? Would you have guessed Dmitri Shostakovich?
September 25, 2006 The political identity of composer Dmitri Shostakovich has been a topic of debate for decades.
December 11, 2012 The soprano was known for her electrifying performances and her dissident political views.
February 27, 2011 NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic assortment of new releases.
February 4, 2014 The gifted conductor sparked controversy with comments on Russia's anti-gay legislation.
October 17, 2013 With financial cataclysm averted, a playlist for the swirling emotions of the past two weeks.
May 7, 2012 Hear the biting all-Shostakovich program the Houston Symphony brought to Carnegie Hall.
September 27, 2010 What's the saddest music you know? Hear the finest of the forlorn and the best of the bereaved.