Cellist Mischa Maisky Performs Shostakovich

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On this day in 1975, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich passed away. We remember him with a performance of his Cello Concerto No. 1, which composed in 1959 for Mstislav Rostopovich.

Russian cellist Mischa Maisky

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Russian cellist Mischa Maisky, who's known for his passionate playing, plays with the North German Radio Symphony, under conductor Marin Alsop. They are in concert at the Musikhalle in Hamburg.



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