The Mariinsky Orchestra Plays Russian Masterworks
AUDIO: Valery Gergiev Discusses the Program and Shaking Up the Tchaikovsky Competition:
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The Mariinsky Orchestra of St. Petersburg, led by music director Valery Gergiev, presents three works highlighting Russia's grand musical legacy, including Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1. The soloist for the piece is Daniil Trifonov, a 20-year-old Russian pianist who is the most recent winner of the International Tchaikovsky Competition.
Also on the program are Three Selections from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1. Jeff Spurgeon and Fred Child co-host the broadcast, which begins at 8 pm.
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Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor
Daniil Trifonov, Piano (Grand Prize Winner, XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition)
SERGEI PROKOFIEV - Three Selections from Romeo and Juliet
PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH - Symphony No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 10
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