Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This program is part of the acclaimed Sounds Magnificent series, showcasing some of the great works in Western classical music. Andre Previn acts both as conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and host of the show, which explores the lives and times of the composers, as well as featuring selections from their works. This episode features a biography of Russian composer Shostakovich, along with a performance of his Symphony Number 5.
classical-music, conductor [music], orchestra, symphony