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Destination Rachmaninov - Departure / Trifonov, Nezet-Seguin, Philadelphia Orchestra

Trifonov,Daniil
Release Date: 10/12/2018 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 002879902  
Composer:  Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Daniil Trifonov
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Daniil Trifonov presents a cycle of Sergei Rachmaninov's highly virtuosic Piano Concertos. Recorded with Yannick Nezet-Seguin and the Philadelphia Orchestra, the orchestra with which Rachmaninov himself famously recorded the set of concerti over 80 years ago. The two-part Journey with Rachmaninov begins with DESTINATION RACHMANINOV - DEPARTURE, including the great Piano Concerto No. 2, probably Rachmaninovs best-loved work, paired with the equally beautiful and rarely performed 4th Concerto. These voluminous works are contrasted with a taste of Rachmaninov the master miniaturist, with solo piano transcriptions of Bach's Partita in E Major.

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REVIEW:

Trifonov is wonderfully alive to the Fourth’s
Read more mercurial piano writing, achieving astonishing crystalline delicacy in the elaborate filigree passage work and negotiating unexpected juxtapositions of mood. Nézet-Séguin and the superbly responsive Philadelphia Orchestra follow the soloist’s every interpretative nuance.

– BBC Music Magazine Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in G minor, Op. 40 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Daniil Trifonov (Piano)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926/1941; USA 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Daniil Trifonov (Piano)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
3.
Suite from the Violin Partita in E major: Prelude, Gavotte & Gigue, transcription for piano after J. S. Bach, TN iii/1 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Daniil Trifonov (Piano)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1933 

Customer Reviews

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 A fine destination November 21, 2018 By Ronald Y. (Morris Plains, NJ) See All My Reviews "Mr. Trifonov's playing throughout is excellent, though I find his handling of the 2nd piano concerto to be just a bit 'mannered'. The gem on the disc is the 4th piano concerto, which seems to be played with more excitement. Perhaps, it's because of the live performance. There's also a consistently nice balance between the piano and the orchestra, which makes the disc even more enjoyable. The Bach transcriptions between the concertos makes for a nice bonus." Report Abuse
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