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CBSO - Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky

Live from Symphony Hall in Birmingham, Alexander Vedernikov conducts the CBSO. Rachmaninov: Vocalise; Piano Concerto No 3 (soloist: Nikolai Lugansky). Tchaikovsky: Suite No 3.

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and conductor Alexander Vedernikov give a concert live from Symphony Hall, Birmingham, with music by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov.

Rachmaninov: Vocalise

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no.3 in D minor

8.15: Interval

8.35
Tchaikovsky: Suite no.3 in G

Nikolai Lugansky (piano)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Vedernikov (conductor)

It's been called the "Everest of piano concertos", and it's true - for difficulty, grandeur and pure heart-on-sleeve romance, Rachmaninov's Third Concerto is hard to top. Nikolai Lugansky takes on that challenge with the CBSO, and former Bolshoi music director Alexander Vedernikov brings all his theatrical flair to Tchaikovsky's delightful Third Suite - half ballet, half symphony, but all quintessential Tchaikovsky.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Sergey Rachmaninov

      Vocalise

      Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Vedernikov.
    • Sergey Rachmaninov

      Piano Concerto no.3 in D minor

      Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Vedernikov.
    • Sergey Rachmaninov

      Etudes-tableaux Op.33 - no.8 in G minor

      Performer: Nikolai Lugansky.
  • Interval

    • Sergey Rachmaninov

      Prelude in D major, Op.10 No.4

      Performer: Nikolai Lugansky.
      • Nikolai Lugansky - Rachmaninov.
      • Erato.
      • 8573857702.
    • Sergey Rachmaninov

      Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19 - 2nd movement: Allegro scherzando

      Performer: Alexander Kniazev. Performer: Nikolai Lugansky.
      • Erato.
      • 2564639462.
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

      Liturgy of St John Chrysostom Op.41 - no.5: after the reading of the gospel

      Choir: State Chamber Choir of Moscow Conservatory. Conductor: Valery Kuzmich Polyansky.
      • Tchaikovsky: Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Op. 41.
      • BMG.
      • 74321251862.
  • Part 2

    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

      Suite no.3 in G

      Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Vedernikov.
  • Post concert

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Piano Sonata in C major, K.309

      Performer: Mitsuko Uchida (piano).
      • Mozart: The Piano Sonatas, Vol.1.
      • Philips.
      • 4757352.

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