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21/11/1937 Shostakovich's '5th Symphony' premieres in Lenningrad


Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 - Pertti Pekkanen, Lahti Symphony Orchestra


Shostakovich's 5th Symphony


Leopold Stokowski conducts Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony (2nd mov) at Carnegie Hall, in 1947


Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 Op. 47 - Allegretto (2/4)


Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 "Revolution" 4th movement

The Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47, by Dmitri Shostakovich, is a work for orchestra composed between April and July 1937. Its first performance was in Leningrad by the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra under Yevgeny Mravinsky. The premiere was a huge success and received an ovation that lasted well over half an hour.
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