Interplay: Sanderling Shostakovich

Documentary

A unique film about Dmitry Shostakovich and his conterversial Fith Symphony from 1937.

Interplay: Sanderling Shostakovich

Interplay: Sanderling Shostakovich

Dmitry Shostakovich contradicted Stalin to his face and balanced on a knifeā€™s edge when his Fifth Symphony was set up in Moscow in 1937.

83-year-old conductor, Kurt Sanderling, was there and witnessed the first performance and now, in his own unique fashion, he passes on the passion and the spirit of this controversial work as he rehearses it with the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Directors Pia Borgwardt & Peter Borgwardt
Produced by DR
Duration 50 min.
Year of Production 1997
Original Title Spillerum
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