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Decoding Shostakovich


Russian Music, Art, Theatre, Dance and Film 1930-1953
January 30 - February 8, 2014

 One of Russia’s most fascinating and complex composers—Dmitri Shostakovich—goes under the magnifying glass when Pacific Symphony partners with Chapman University’s Global Arts Program to present “Decoding Shostakovich.” 

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Decoding Shostakovich


Russian Music, Art, Theatre, Dance and Film 1930-1953
January 30 - February 8, 2014

 One of Russia’s most fascinating and complex composers—Dmitri Shostakovich—goes under the magnifying glass when Pacific Symphony partners with Chapman University’s Global Arts Program to present “Decoding Shostakovich.” 

You ask if I would have been different without ‘Party guidance?’ Yes, almost certainly... I would have displayed more brilliance, used more sarcasm, I could have revealed my ideas openly instead of having to resort to camouflage.
— Dmitri Shostakovich
 
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