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The Joy of Rachmaninoff

Tom Service takes a journey through Russia on the trail of the melodies of Russian giant Sergei Rachmaninoff. A celebration of a composer's musical triumph over critical adversity.

Tom Service takes a cinematic journey through Russia on the trail of the wondrous yet melancholic melodies of Russian giant Sergei Rachmaninoff. A celebration of a composer's musical triumph over critical adversity and Soviet terror, with performances and contributions from Vladimir Ashkenazy, Denis Matsuev, Steven Isserlis, Stephen Hough, Vladimir Jurowski, Lucy Parham and James Rhodes.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 11 Mar 2018 01:30

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Service
Producer Ben Whalley
Director Ben Whalley
Executive Producer Mark Cooper
Participant Vladimir Ashkenazy
Participant Denis Matsuev
Participant Steven Isserlis
Participant Stephen Hough
Participant Vladimir Jurowski
Participant Lucy Parham
Participant James Rhodes

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