Making Classical Music Work: What's Past Is Prologue - Opus 135 Premiere In San Francisco
James M. Keller on Opus 135 (D. Shostakovich)
Joshua Kosman on the San Francisco Symphony's first ever performance of Opus 135 (1969)
Enrico Chapela, Brahms, Shostakovich, José Juan Tablada, and Li Bai with the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra on October 27, 2011 in Zellerbach Hall.
Image credit: Li Bai chanting a poem, painting by Liang K'ai (13th century CE).