Airs Saturday, August 18 at 3:00 p.m. Join us for Part five 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. This week begin to explore the piano works of Stravinsky, with performance of his Scherzo from F-Sharp Minor Piano Sonata featuring pianist Genadi Zagor; Three Episodes from The Firebird arranged for Solo Piano by Guido Agosti and featuring pianist Alexander Korsantia; and Three Movements from Petrushka with Alexander Toradze as the pianist.
Russian Accents: Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky and the Piano
By Kerry Frumkin • Aug 18, 2012