Shostakovich, Dmitri and Aleksey Tolstoy
First Performance of Shostakovich's SEVENTH SYMPHONY. Signed Programme Kuibyshev, 1942
Programme of the Symphonic Concert of the Orchestra of Bolshoi Theater. First performance (March 5, 1942) of Dmitry Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony. Text by Dmitriy Shostakovich and Aleksei Tolstoi. Folio (12" x 8-1/2") programme with Shostakovich's portrait. Loosely inserted 8-3/4" x 5-3/4" double-sided list of performers. 3000 copies only. Inscribed and signed by Shostakovich to I. M. Bel'sky (violin).