BMF Shostakovich and His World

Bard College

Bard Music Festival, 2004  Shostakovich, 20th Century Russian composer

Client wanted to incorporate a timeline in this program that included the key historical events that took place during the composer’s lifetime rather than the past programs which only featured a 2 page chronology of the composer’s life. Although it proved to be an incredibly tedious—my specialty—it was a wonderful way to use the multiple low resolution images we had amassed during the research of Shostakovitch’s life. My favorite part of this piece, however, was a hard-fought win for the image on the cover. The combination of carpet meets socks meets couch meets wallpaper? Well, that’s just photo gold.

For the brochure, I aimed to mimic the design style popular in Russia at the height of Shostakovitch’s popularity. To complete the feel we printed on a vanilla vellum paper.

 

BMF SHOST PROG

BMF Shostakovich Program 2004 | READ HERE

 

BMF SHOST broch

BMF Shostakovich Brochure 2004 | READ HERE

BMF Shostakovitch Book Cover

Finding this image was a dream come true.

It required some intricate Photoshop work but it was well worth it.

SHOSTAKOVICH BOOK COVER

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