A Shostakovich Premiere – 74 Years Late

Seventy-four years after it was written, a Shostakovich ballet received its world premiere in Moscow last weekend. “For the first time in 74 years his 1931 score The Bolt rang out from a theatre pit, and its story was told in ballet on the stage above, in a new production by the Bolshoi Ballet.”

Source: The Telegraph (UK) - 03/01/05