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Andris Nelsons | BSO - Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow / WFMT 'New Release Of the Week'

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The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Deutsche Grammophon have launched a new partnership that will feature a series of live recordings under the direction of BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons. The initiative begins with a project entitled ‘Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow,' focusing on works composed during the period of Shostakovich's difficult relationship with Stalin and the Soviet regime. The first album features the Passacaglia from the opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk and Symphony No 10.

Shostakovich: Symphony No 10 in E minor, Op 93: III, Allegretto (12:44); IV, Andante – Allegro (13:54) from the Andris Nelsons - Boston Symphony Deutsche Grammophon recording Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow is a WFMT: Chicago - New Release Of the Week.