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Revolution: Shostakovich’s 12th Symphony

January 31, 2020

In this episode special guest, Mark Sebastian Jordan goes all out in an amazing look at Shostakovich's Symphony 12Symphony 12, subtitled The Year of 1917, is a musical journey through the Russian Revolution of 1917 and is dedicated to the Bolshevik's leader, Vladamir Lenin. But, this is a tale of oppression and fear, and hidden in the depths of the music one will find the truth behind Shostakovich's real feelings. The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present Shostakovich's Symphony 12 in "Revolutions" on February 8, 2020. "Revolutions" is part of the OhioHealth Symphony Series.