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Daniil Trifonov and Friends

Live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, pianist Daniil Trifonov and friends perform Rachmaninov: Fantaisie-Tableaux for two pianos; Suite No 2 for two pianos; Trio elegiaque No 2.

Live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, Russian Pianist Daniil Trifonov, who has become a Festival favourite, shows a different side of his artistry with a programme of Rachmaninov's most powerful chamber works. He is joined by a trio of eminent friends including his teacher, the Armenian pianist Sergei Babayan, the world-renowned violinist Gidon Kremer and Lithuanian cellist Giedrè Dirvanauskaité.

Rachmaninov: Fantaisie-Tableaux for two pianos
Rachmaninov: Suite No 2 for two pianos

12.00 Interval
With the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra making their debut at the Edinburgh International Festival conducted by Marin Alsop this year, Jamie MacDougall introduces some of the exciting and colourful South American repertoire they have recorded.
Villa Lobos: Choros No 10
Villa Lobos: Aria from Bachianas brasileiras No 5 (featuring Donna Brown)

12.20 Rachmaninov: Trio élégiaque No 2 in D minor

Danil Trifonov, piano
Sergei Babayan, piano
Gidon Kremer, violin
Giedrè Dirvanauskaité, cello

Presented by Jamie MacDougall
Produced by Laura Metcalfe.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Trio élégiaque in D minor Op 9

    Performer: Beaux Arts Trio. Performer: Beaux Arts Trio. Performer: Menahem Pressler. Performer: Menahem Pressler. Performer: Isidore Cohen. Performer: Isidore Cohen. Performer: Bernard Greenhouse. Performer: Bernard Greenhouse. Composer: Sergey Rachmaninov.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachianas Brasilieras No 5 – Aria

    Performer: Donna Brown.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Chôros No 10 ‘Rasga o coraçâo’

    Ensemble: Cellists of the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Suite no 1 Op 5 'Fantaisie-tableaux'

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Suite No 2 Op 17

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov.