Classical Great at Eight: Litton reflects on Shostakovich

<div><span style="line-height: 1.66667em;">Andrew Litton, barely in his teens, with the great </span><span style="line-height: 1.66667em;">Dmitri Shostakovich.</span></div>

It's fair to say that Dmitri Shostakovich's 5th Symphony saved his life.Image: Litton with Shostakovich

Colorado Symphony Music Director Andrew Litton explains during tonight's "Classical Great at 8," when host Matt Weesner marks what would be the 107th birthday of the iconic Soviet-era composer.