Rachmaninoff – Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (hr-Sinfonieorchester, piano: Kirill Gerstein)

Conducted by the British conductor Edward Gardner, hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) and Kirill Gerstein (piano) perform “The Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43”, a concertante (a mixture of the symphony and the concerto genres) work written for solo piano and symphony orchestra by Sergei Rachmaninoff. Recorded live at Alte Oper Frankfurt on […]

Rachmaninoff – Isle of the Dead (hr-Sinfonieorchester, conductor: Edward Gardner)

Conducted by Edward Gardner, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) plays Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Isle of the Dead, Op. 29, a symphonic poem inspired by Arnold Böcklin’s painting, Isle of the Dead, which the composer saw in a black-and-white reproduction in Paris in 1907. Recorded live at Alte Oper Frankfurt on September 25, 2015.

Rachmaninoff – Symphony No. 2 (Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, conductor: Eivind Gullberg Jensen)

Conducted by Eivind Gullberg Jensen, the Dutch Radio Filharmonisch Orkest (Radio Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27. Recorded on October 3, 2010 at the Royal Concertgebouw te Amsterdam (Royal Concert Building of Amsterdam).

Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No. 2 (Anna Fedorova)

Accompanied by the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie o.l.v., the Ukrainian concert pianist Anna Fedorova performs Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 at the opening of the season of Sunday Morning Concerts series at the Great hall of the Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam. Conductor: Martin Panteleev. Recorded on September 1st, 2013. It is one […]

Hélène Grimaud plays Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky

Accompanied by the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, French classical pianist Hélène Grimaud plays works from the Russian composers Sergei Rachmaninoff, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Igor Stravinsky: “A Russian Night”. Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Recorded live at the Lucerne Festival in Summer, on 22 August 2008.