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The week in classical: Life, Letters & Friendship; Bluebeard’s Castle – review


Despite relentless Soviet efforts to tame the music of Dmitri Shostakovich, his creative spirit “always sprang back, as if made of tempered steel”, wrote his lifelong friend, the literary critic Isaak Glikman. The composer perhaps burnished that steel best in his 15 string quartets, intimate …

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