• Biography
    Documentary
  • Rated:
  • Director: Larry Weinstein
  • Writer: David New, Larry Weinstein, Gemma Van Zeventer
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The War Symphonies: Shostakovich Against Stalin is a 1997 documentary film about Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich. It focuses on the period between 1936 and 1945, during which Shostakovich composed his Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Symphonies, but also briefly discusses other works in the composer's oeuvre, such as his Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District.
  • Biography
    Documentary
  • Rated:
  • Director: Larry Weinstein
  • Writer: David New, Larry Weinstein, Gemma Van Zeventer

  • Valery Gergiev
    Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
    Flora Litvinova
    Graham Haley
    Dmitri Shostakovich
    Dmitri Tolstoy
    Joseph Stalin
    Bulat Minzhilkiev
    Irina Loskutova
    The Orchestra Of The Mariinsky Theatre
    Karen Khachaturyan
    Abram Gozenpud
    Mariana Sabinina
    Mariya Konniskaya
    Natan Perelman

Watch The War Symphonies: Shostakovich Against Stalin
  • (1997)

  • Biography
    Documentary
  • Rated:
  • Director: Larry Weinstein
  • Writer: David New, Larry Weinstein, Gemma Van Zeventer
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Synopsis

The War Symphonies: Shostakovich Against Stalin is a 1997 documentary film about Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich. It focuses on the period between 1936 and 1945, during which Shostakovich composed his Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Symphonies, but also briefly discusses other works in the composer's oeuvre, such as his Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District.

Starring
  • Valery Gergiev
    Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
    Flora Litvinova
    Graham Haley
    Dmitri Shostakovich
    Dmitri Tolstoy
    Joseph Stalin
    Bulat Minzhilkiev
    Irina Loskutova
    The Orchestra Of The Mariinsky Theatre
    Karen Khachaturyan
    Abram Gozenpud
    Mariana Sabinina
    Mariya Konniskaya
    Natan Perelman