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Recovering the silenced Soviet composers

The Lebrecht Album of the Week featured lost music by composers who were oppressed by the Nazis. The pianist Vladimir Feltsman is working on retrieving the lost composers of Stalin’s Russia. ‘They are not known because they never emigrated from Stalin’s Russia,’ he says. Who, for instance, remembers Sergei Protopopov? Watch Feltsman discussed the lost Soviet […]
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