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Rachmaninov: Third Piano Concerto

Stephen Johnson explores Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto, with pianist Nelson Goerner and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Stefan Solyom.

In programme recorded in Glasgow's City Halls, as part of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra's Russian Winter series, Stephen Johnson explores Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto. Featuring excerpts and a complete performance by pianist Nelson Goerner and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Stefan Solyom. As well as considering its great significance in the piano repertoire, Stephen also looks at the many subtleties of the work.

The programme also includes one of four weekly 'Codas' in which conductor and music pyschologist Christopher Gayford looks at some of ways in which humans process music.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 8 Feb 2009 17:00