Notes & Reviews:
Shostakovich's Eighth Symphony is a powerful work and today stands not only as a chilling reminder of some of the darkest days of the 20th century, but also as a reminder of Shostakovich's acute musical imagination and craftsmanship. Gennady Rozhdestvensky conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra in this live 1983 concert recording from Royal Festival Hall.Notes & Reviews:
Recording information: Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, London (10/30/1983).
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Works DetailsShostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65
- Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky
- Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
- Notes: Composition written: 1943.
- Running Time: 59 min. 36 sec.
- Period Time: Modern
- Form: Orchestral
- Written: 1943
- Studio/Live: Live