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Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei (1873-1943)

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WarsawPiano recital: Mikhail Pletnev

Rachmaninov
Mikhail Pletnev, Conductor

AmsterdamBoris Giltburg in Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2

Humperdinck, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky
Residentie Orkest; Nicholas Collon; Boris Giltburg

LondonProm 60

Stravinsky, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra; Vasily Petrenko; Leif Ove Andsnes

LondonProm 63

Taneyev, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Semyon Bychkov; Kirill Gerstein

RavelloRussian piano masters

Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Lyapunov, Liszt
Simone Sala, Piano
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A whiff of incense as the Proms explore Rachmaninov and religion

Rachmaninov was not an especially religious man, yet he composed religious music, most famously the haunting All-Night Vigil (or Vespers) which was the climax to this evening's two Proms. 
****1
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Petrenko makes thrilling Cleveland debut

Pianist David Fray was equally impressive as soloist in a subtly played Mozart Concerto no. 24.
****1
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Brilliantly played 20th-century classics at the Proms

Vivid playing thrills at the Proms, but fell short of engrossing storytelling.
***11
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Ibragimova’s feverish Bartók in Sydney

‘Dancing with the Orchestra’ was the last subscription concert of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and two compositions with a focus on dance bookended Béla Bartók’s Violin Concerto no. 2
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Russian powerhouses from the Philharmonia

Denis Kozhukhin provided flowing intensity in Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto while Yuri Temirkanov crafted a polished Shostakovich 5 with the Philharmonia.
***11
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List of works
10 Preludes, Op.2313 Preludes, Op.322 Pieces, Op.25 Stücke im Volkston, Op.1026 Moments musicaux, Op.166 Morceaux pour piano à 4 mains, Op.11All Night Vigil ("Vespers") for choir, Op.37All-night vigil, Op.37: Come, let us worship (Priidite, poklonimsya)Anna KareninaBarcarolle in G minor, Op.10 no.3Caprice Bohémien, Op.12Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19Cinq Morceaux de fantasie, Op.3Daisies, Op.38 no.3Deux Morceaux de Salon, Op. 6Do you remember the evening?Elegy pas de deuxElégie for piano, Op.3 no.1Etudes-Tableaux: selectionEtudes-tableaux, Op.39How fair this spot (Zdes' khorosho), Op.21 no.7How long, my friend, Op.4 no.6Humoresque in G major, Op.10 no.5I fell in love, to my sorrow, (Poljubila ja na pechal’ svoju) Op.8 no.4I was with her, Op.14 no.4In my soul, Op.14 no.10In the silence of the secret night (V molchan'ji nochi tajnoj), Op.4 no.3Lied for Cello and Piano in F minorLiturgy of St John Chrysostom for choir, Op.31Oh thou, my field, Op.4 no.5Piano Concerto no. 1 in F sharp minor, Op.1Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18Piano Concerto no. 3 in D minor, Op.30Piano Concerto no. 4 in G minor, Op.40Piano Sonata no. 1 in D minor, Op.28Piano Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor, Op.36Piano Trio no. 1 in G minor "Trio Élégiaque"Piano Trio no. 2 in D minor, "Trio Élégiaque", Op.9Polichinelle for piano, Op.3 no.4Prelude in B flat major, Op.23 no.2Prelude in B minor, Op.32 no.10Prelude in C minor, Op.23 no.7Prelude in C sharp minor for piano, Op.3 no.2Prelude in D flat major, Op.32 no.13Prelude in D major, Op.23 no.4Prelude in D minor, Op.23 no.3Prelude in E flat major, Op.23 no.6Prelude in F sharp minor, Op.23 no.1Prelude in G major, Op.32 no.5Prelude in G minor, Op.23 no.5Prelude in G sharp minor, Op.32 no.12Preludes: selectionPreludio en do sostenido menor, Op.3 núm. 2Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in A minor for piano and orchestra, Op.43Romance for violin and piano, Op.6 no.1Selection of SongsSing not to me, beautiful maiden (Ne poy krasavitsa pri mne), Op.4 no.4Small Island, Op.14 no.2Songs - variousString quartet no. 1 Romance and Scherzo (incomplete)Suite no. 1 "Fantaisie-Tableaux" for Two Pianos, Op.5Suite no. 2 for Two Pianos, Op. 17Symphonic Dances, Op.45Symphony no. 1 in D minor, Op.13Symphony no. 2 in E minor, Op.27Symphony no. 3 in A minor, Op.44Tarantelle in C minor, Suite no. 2 for two pianos, Op.17 no.4The Bells, for choir and orchestra, Op.35The Isle of the Dead, Symphonic poem, Op.29Variations on a theme of Chopin in C minor for piano, Op.22Variations on a theme of Corelli in D minor for piano, Op.42Vespers (Bogoroditsye Dyevo), Op.37: Ave MariaVespers, Op.37: Nunc Dimittis (Nyne otpushchayeshi)Vespers: Bogoroditse Devo, raduisyaVocalise, Op.34 no.14We shall rest, Op.26 no.3Étude-Tableau in C minor, Op.39 no.7Étude-Tableau in D major, Op.39 no.9