To commemorate the 110 anniversary of Shostakovich’s birth, Shanghai Opera House will perform his music in Shanghai on June 12. Programs include “Romance,” “Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor,” and “Symphony No. 5 in D minor.” Born in Saint Petersburg in 1906, Shostakovich is one of the most prominent composers and pianists of 20th century. The Shanghai Opera House was established in 1956. Its predecessor was the Xin’an Ensemble which was established in 1935. In the last half century, the Shanghai Opera House has left a splendid mark in opera, dance drama, musical, chorus, symphony and dance.