The World of Rachmaninoff

Date(s) - 05/20/2018
2:00 pm

Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek

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We delve deep into the musical nostalgia of the mid-twentieth century with two great orchestrators: Respighi and Stokowski. Respighi’s orchestrations of Rachmaninoff’s musical paintings, from seagulls to a Russian fairground, are a brilliant combination of the imagination of two composers. Prepare to be stunned by the extraordinary playing of Walnut Creek pianist Mungunchimeg Buriad in the Rachmaninoff’s great Second Piano Concerto.
Bach/Stokowski – Air on the G String
Rachmaninoff/Respighi – Etudes-Tableaux
Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No. 2
    Piano: Mungunchimeg Buriad