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Shostakovich Symphony No. 1

Presented by Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall

Oct 14 - 16 2022
Shostakovich Symphony No. 1
Hypnotic  •  Impassioned  •  Satirical

The work that began Shostakovich’s career

The Program

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Helix  [ PITTSBURGH PREMIERE ]
Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1

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About this Performance

Before Shostakovich was known to poke fun at Stalin in his music, he instead thumbed his nose at other composers. Interwoven in his First Symphony, the young 18-year-old filled his composition with schoolboy pranks that

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  • Oct 14, 2022 at 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 16, 2022 at 02:30 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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