Shostakovich, Stalin & Symphony No.5
McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture
Lecturer: Morty Elllis
Time: May 2, 10:00 am
What happens when a young, up-and-coming composer runs afoul of the state's outlook for artistic creation? Excerpts from the opera "Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk" and a commented version of Symphony No. 5, both in DVD format, will be featured.