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Russian National Orchestra - Valentin Silvestrov, Tchaikovsky, Scriabin

Kirill Karabits conducts the Russian National Orchestra. Valentin Silvestrov: Elegy. Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1 (soloist: Denis Matsuev). Scriabin: Symphony No 2.

Kirill Karabits conducts the Russian National Orchestra in a performance from the Edinburgh International Festival. They play a programme at the Usher Hall featuring Denis Matsuev in Tchaikovsky's romantic First Piano Concerto as well as a spot of fragrant exoticism from Scriabin and a short and poignant elegy for strings only from contemporary Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov.

Valentin Silvestrov: Elegy
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor

INTERVAL at 8.10pm
Kate Molleson introduces Denis Matsuev playing Rachmaninov's Second Piano Sonata

8.30pm
Scriabin: Symphony No 2

Russian National Orchestra
Kirill Karabits (conductor)
Denis Matsuev (piano).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Valentin Silvestrov

      Elegy

      Orchestra: Russian National Chamber Chorus. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

      Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23

      Performer: Denis Matsuev. Orchestra: Russian National Chamber Chorus. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

      A Musical snuff-box Op.32

      Performer: Denis Matsuev.
    • Denis Matsuev

      Improvisation

  • Interval

    • Sergey Rachmaninov

      Piano Sonata No.2

      Performer: Denis Matsuev.
  • Part 2

    • Alexander Scriabin

      Symphony No.2 in C minor, Op.29

      Orchestra: Russian National Chamber Chorus. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
  • Post-concert

    • William Walton

      Violin Sonata

      Performer: Tasmin Little. Performer: Piers Lane.
      • Chandos.

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