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From the Archives - Stokowski conducts Shostakovich

Leopold Stokowski in 'Carnegie Hall' (1947).
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Leopold Stokowski in 'Carnegie Hall' (1947).

Leopold Stokowski championed living composers and was especially taken with the music of Dmitri Shostakovich. We’ll hear an unforgettable live performance of Shostakovich’s Tenth Symphony in concert with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Buckle up…it’s quite a ride.

Compositions and Recordings

Symphony No. 10, Op. 93
by Dmitri Shostakovich
Leopold Stokowski and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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