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Sergei Rachmaninov
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Sergei Rachmaninov

  • April 1, 1873 Oneg (Russia) - March 28, 1943 Beverly Hills (USA)

Biography

Rachmaninov, the last of the Romantics, conquered the public’s heart with his second piano concerto, (1901). A remarkable pianist, he received a solid musical education at the Moscow Conservatory with Siloti, (piano) and Taneïev, (composition). Impassioned by Romanticism and encouraged by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov’s first main compositions concentrated on the piano, like Chopin or Schumann, which he played perfectly.

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Mikhaïl Pletnev plays Beethoven and Rachmaninov Live Soon
concert
Verbier Festival
Aug. 1, 2018, 8 p.m.

Mikhaïl Pletnev plays Beethoven and Rachmaninov

Verbier Festival 2018

Jan Lisiecki plays Schumann, Ravel, Rachmaninov, and Chopin Live Soon
concert
Verbier Festival
Aug. 3, 2018, 11 a.m.

Jan Lisiecki plays Schumann, Ravel, Rachmaninov, and Chopin

Verbier Festival 2018

Daniil Trifonov plays Mompou, Schumann, Grieg, Barber, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, and Chopin Live Soon
concert
Verbier Festival
July 31, 2018, 7 p.m.

Daniil Trifonov plays Mompou, Schumann, Grieg, Barber, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, and Chopin

Verbier Festival 2018

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