Hamlet

Dmitry Shostakovich

Hamlet

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Shostakovich supposedly described Nikolai Akimov's 1932 production of Hamlet as "the most scandalous, they say, in the history of Shakespeare" (Testimony, The Memories of Dmitri Shostakovich, as related to and edited by Solomon Volkov, page 83), and, from all reports, he was not exaggerating. With all the characters dr... read more

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