March 25, 2022

Roving with the Arts: SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No 13 in B flat minor op 113 “Babi Yar”

SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No 13 in B flat minor op 113 “Babi Yar”,written in memory of the over 33,000 Jews murdered in Babi Yar, Ukraine in 1941. Shostakovich set 5 poems by Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Gangnus to music in 5 movements. Valery Gergiev conducts the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra

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