Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor
The Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18, is a concerto for piano and orchestra composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff between the autumn of 1900 and April 1901. The second and third movements were first performed with the composer as soloist on 2 December 1900. The complete work was premiered, again with the composer as soloist, on 9 November 1901, with his cousin Alexander Siloti conducting.
This piece is one of Rachmaninoff's most enduringly popular pieces, and established his fame as a concerto composer.
Performances & Interviews
- Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01rpl9j.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01rpl9j.jpg2014-07-09T09:43:00.000ZIn this Proms Music Guide, Suzy Klein talks about Rachmaninov's 2nd Piano Concerto.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p022h3bb
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2In this Proms Music Guide, Suzy Klein talks about Rachmaninov's 2nd Piano Concerto.