An All-Russian Program, Featuring Daniil Trifonov
Saturday, April 27, 2019 (encore Monday, May 6)
The Russian pianist is the guest soloist in Rachmaninoff's towering and lyrical Piano Concerto No. 3, and Andris Nelsons and the BSO continue their comprehensive journey through Shostakovich's complete symphonic repertoire with the composer's Symphony No. 15.
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 15
Andris Nelsons talks with WCRB's Brian McCreath about the relationships between Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto and Shostakovich's Fifteenth Symphony, as well as the deeper meaning of the collage of musical quotes Shostakovich wrote into his work: