Rob Sachs Oct 24, 2012 00:28 Moscow Time
WASHINGTON — The Shostakovich Festival has kicked off once again in the D.C. metro area for residents to enjoy and celebrate the music of Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich with film events focused on his legacy and concerts of his music.

Host Rob Sachs talked with Solomon Volkov about the festival and the impact of Shostakovich’s music. Volkov is a music historian and author of Shostakovich’s memoirs.