POSTAL ADRESS :
Association Internationale "Dimitri Chostakovitch" 19bis, rue des Saints Pères 75006 Paris (France)
tel : (33) (0) 1 47 03 90 43 / fax : (33) (0) 1 47 03 90 23 (by appointment only : firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mesdames Galina Chostakovitch, Galina Vichnievskaya
Messieurs Claudio Abbado, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Maurice Béjart (+), Isaiah Berlin, Rodion Chédrine, Maxime Chostakovitch, Marc Danel, Henri Dutilleux, Bernard Haitink, Lorin Maazel, Yehudi Menuhin (+), Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Seiji Ozawa, Itzhak Perlman, Alexander Raskatov, Sviatoslav Richter (+), Guennadi Rojdestvenski, Mstislav Rostropovitch (+)
Its principal objectives are:
-to give further value to, and to enhance the universality of the works of Dimitri SHOSTAKOVICH
-to contribute to the organisation of conferences, festivals and competitions pertaining to his work
-to maintain and develop activities at the Paris-based Centre of Contemporary
Music and Documentation "Dimitri
Shostakovich" in order to make available the composer's archives to the public and specialists alike
-to establish a worldwide reference network in all countries where Shostakovich's work is valued
The President of the Association is Mrs.Hélène Ahrweiler, President of the University of Europe, President and Director of various cultural centres and international research establishments.
The Board of Directors of the Association includes among others, Mrs. Irina Shostakovich, widow of the composer, and Sir Marcel Landowski (+), Chancellor of the Institute.