Shostakovich's tribute to the victims of fascism and war
Zoi is leading a video streamed programme featuring an iconic work of Dmitry Shostakovich on the victims of fascism and war.
The 'Room Agreement' was written during Shostakovich's visit to Dresden in 1960, as a string quartet (no. 8, work 110). Russian conductor and violinist Rudolf Barshai adjusted the work for a small orchestra, a version called 'Chamber Symphony in C minor, Op. 110a ', which is presented by the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra (TSSO) at this concert.
“Dancers of North” accompany the TSSO with their artistic director’s, Tatiana Papadopoulou, choreography, presented by the dancers Despina Lagoudaki and Alexandros Stavropoulos.
The programme was recorded at Sokratis Karantinos Hall, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Shostakovich's work will be broadcast on Sunday 28 February 2021 at 19:00 free of charge from the channel of TSSO on YouTube. The concert will be on demand until Saturday 28 August 2021 23:59.