Jan Martiník sings Rachmaninov

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Czech Republic's Jan Martiník performs Ves' tobor spit from Rakhmaninov's Aleko, in concert four of the 2009 competition.

Aleko has run away from his family to join a band of gypsies. He has fallen in love with Zemfira, but she has now grown tired of him and has taken a new lover. In Aleko's cavatina, he sings of his misfortune in love.


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