At first glance?
Riccardo Chailly could be my twin brother.
To many people Bernard Manning was a pariah, but wouldn't they change their minds if they knew he wrote those jolly string symphonies and The Barber of Seville?
Confession time: Shostakovich could be my twin brother - and no I'm not putting up a photo to prove it!
I think Sir Edward Downes was told that he looked like Shostakovich...by DSCH himself! Can someone confirm this story which I think Sir Edward told in a TV interview?
“Every piece of music is a rehearsal of one’s life,” - Sir Colin Davis
Shostakovich / Harry Potter ?
"Music is the best means we have of digesting time".
W. H. Auden