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BSO's Off the Cuff: Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony
Saturday, December 30, 1899 at 12:00 AM

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Marin Alsop, conductor

Shostakovich set out to triumph over adversity with his Fifth Symphony, an epic work conceived in a time of political unrest in 1930s Russia. Marin Alsop describes the period of scrutiny that served as an impetus for many of the composer’s most evocative musical creations.

Symphony No. 5

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