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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra - Rachmaninov, Stravinsky

Alexandre Tharaud conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Rachmaninov: The Rock; Piano Concerto No 2; Symphonic Dances. Stravinsky: Scherzo a la Russe.

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and pianist Alexandre Tharaud play Rachmaninov and Stravinsky.

Recorded on Sunday 23 October 2016 at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.
Presented by Stuart Flinders.

Rachmaninov: The Rock
Piano Concerto No.2

8.20: Interval

8.40: Stravinsky: Scherzo à la Russe
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances

Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Vasily Petrenko, conductor

Russian Revolution
Rachmaninov's sumptuous Symphonic Dances are the sound of a great artist in exile, drenched in joy, regret, and full of wonderful Rachmaninov melodies.

Vasily Petrenko has matched it with Rachmaninov's youthful poem of love and loss, The Rock, and a jazzy scherzo by Rachmaninov's Hollywood neighbour Stravinsky.

2 hours, 25 minutes

Music Played

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    The Rock Op.7

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Concerto no. 2 in C minor Op.18 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in C sharp minor (5 Morceaux de fantaisie Op.3 for piano)

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks) for chamber orchestra

    Conductor: Igor Stravinsky. Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Scherzo a la russe, arr. for orchestra [orig. for jazz band]

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    3 Symphonic dances Op.45 for orchestra

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.

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