Piano Quintet

Dmitry Shostakovich

Piano Quintet in G minor

Op. 57

About this work...

The Quintet for piano and strings in G minor, Op. 57, by Dmitry Shostakovich, was composed in 1940. The work was written in response to an enthusiastic request from the members of the Beethoven String Quartet, one of the former Soviet bloc's most respected chamber ensembles of the period. The group had recently program... read more