Watch: Lost Shostakovich work is premiered

Watch: Lost Shostakovich work is premiered


norman lebrecht

July 28, 2018

The violist Paul Neubauer and Wu Han recently performed a newly-discovered viola impromptu by Dmitry Shostakovich.

The score was found in the papers of a member of the Borodin Quartet. It is one of DSCH’s Jewish-themed works.

You see it here first.


  • Steve says:

    Great, but see it ‘where’??

  • Deborah Mawer says:

    It’s here

    ==You see it here (Slipped Disc) first ==
    Err, actually not 😉

    • esfir ross says:

      Famous song from movie “Counterplan” “Vstrechny”-“Nas utro vstrechaet prohladoy” D.Shostakovich stole from compositor Mihail Vainberg{1932} and DS admit but refuse to share royalty. That infamous plagiarism was described in DS bio by K.Meyer -student of DS.

  • JOSHG says:

    By what evidence is this piece “Jewish-themed”?

    • esfir ross says:

      As Jewish as Wu Han. Why Borisovsky hide for so long? Remember Mikhail Goldshtein and his pranks.

  • Ed Oswalt says:

    Borisovsky was in Beethoven Quartet not Borodin.