Russian Accents: Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky and the Piano

Jul 21, 2012

Airs Saturday, July 21 at 3:00 p.m. Join us for Part one of an exploration of the piano music of Rachmaninoff with commentary by Valery Gergiev, Alexander Toradze, Gianandrea Noseda and Joseph Horowitz. All performances on this program are live except for Rachmaninoff's 1929 performance.  In this hour we'll hear four works by Rachmaninoff:
     Excerpts from Second Piano Concerto (Rachmaninoff, piano - 1929)
     Etude Tableau in E-Flat Minor, Op. 39 (Vakhtang Kodanashvili, piano)
     Variations on a Theme by Chopin (Alexander Korsantia, piano)
     Excerpts from Preludes, Op. 32 (Ketevan Badridze, piano)