Russian pianist and conductor Mikhail Pletnev makes a welcome return to the Festival as recitalist with a feast of Rachmaninov's works for solo piano.
More frequently appearing as a conductor during the Festival with the Russian National Orchestra which he founded, the great Russian pianist Mikhail Pletnev makes a welcome return to the Festival this year as recitalist with a feast of Rachmaninov's works for solo piano.
Morceaux de fantaisie, Op 3 (No 2, Prelude; No 1, Elégie; No 4, Pulcinella)
Morceaux de salon, Op 10 (No 3, Barcarolle in G minor; No 5, Humoresque in G major)
Prelude in B flat major, Op 23 No 2, 'Maestoso'
Prelude in D major, Op 23 No 4, 'Andante Cantabile'
Prelude in C minor, Op 23 No 7, 'Allegro'
Prelude in C minor, Op 23 No 6
Prelude in G minor, Op 23 No 5, 'Alla marcia'
Prelude in A minor, Op 32 No 8
Prelude in G sharp minor, Op 32 No 12
Etude-tableau in C minor, Op 39 No 7
c. 11.55 INTERVAL: Gringolts Quartet perform the first three movements from Schumann's String Quartet no.1 in A minor Op.41 no.1
Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata No 1 in D minor, Op 28
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
Producer: Gavin McCollum
Presenter: Kate Molleson.