Dmitri Shostakovich archive
Listen Spring For Music: National Symphony Orchestra At Carnegie Hall WQXR
May 11, 2013 – Hear 20th-century Russian music paying tribute to the NSO's late director, Mstislav Rostropovich. WQXR
Listen The Philadelphia Orchestra At Carnegie Hall WQXR
Watch Outspoken Russian Diva And Muse Galina Vishnevskaya Dies At 86
December 11, 2012 – The soprano was known for her electrifying performances and her dissident political views.
Read Spring For Music: The Houston Symphony's Subversive Shostakovich WQXR
May 7, 2012 – Hear the biting all-Shostakovich program the Houston Symphony brought to Carnegie Hall. WQXR
Read Carnegie Hall Live: Pavel Haas Quartet WQXR
Read Lesser Shostakovich Finds A Home In Liverpool
Read Hey, Kids, It's Vinny Pookh Time! Cartoon Music From The U.S.S.R.
November 3, 2011 – Who wrote music for kids' cartoons in the Soviet Union? Would you have guessed Dmitri Shostakovich?
Watch Conductor Kurt Sanderling Dies At 98
Watch Which Composer Is The Biggest Badass?
Read The Supreme Court To Consider ... Prokofiev?
Read Around The Classical Internet: May 20, 2011
Listen Spring For Music: Toledo Symphony WQXR
Listen The Young Shostakovich Molds His Symphonic Sound
Listen Finnish Accordions, Schubert's Blues: New Classical CDs
February 27, 2011 – NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic assortment of new releases.
Listen The Saddest Music In The World: 6 Tunes To Make You Teary-Eyed
September 27, 2010 – What's the saddest music you know? Hear the finest of the forlorn and the best of the bereaved.