2 November 2016
Russia’s second city has inspired numerous great ballets, operas, plays and works of literature.
19 October 2016
The young composer pulled out all the stops with this exuberant interlude, as musical as it is unmusical.
11 October 2016
Shostakovich was the golden boy of Soviet art in the 1920s, but by The Nose's stage premiere in 1930, the tide was beginning to turn.
27 September 2016
Our quick guide to Shostakovich’s surreal and brilliant first opera, in a new production by acclaimed Australian director Barrie Kosky.