For the even younger Dmitri Shostakovich in 1926, it was his Petrograd Conservatory graduation effort, his First Symphony, which launched his career.
Like all of his music, it is a piece filled with wit, drama and tragedy. Fabian Russell conducts.
MICHAEL BAKRNČEV Hustle*
JOHN ADAMS Shaker Loops
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No.1
*Michael Bakrnčev's Hustle was made possible through the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's 50 Fanfares Project and was commissioned by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
FABIAN RUSSELL conductor