Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 (Cancelled)

Gulbenkian Orchestra and Choir

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For the closing concert of the season, conductor Lorenzo Viotti defined a programme which confirms his desire to focus on Russian composers, as well as his deep interest in regularly working with the Gulbenkian Choir and Orchestra. Counting on the collaboration of prodigious pianist Behzod Abduraimov, in the monumental Piano Concerto No. 2, Viotti highlights Rachmaninov’s work, whose writing complexity and depth, in Viotti’s opinion, frequently hide behind the seductive beauty of his compositions.


Program

Gulbenkian Choir
Gulbenkian Orchestra
Lorenzo Viotti Conductor
Tatiana Pavlovskaya Soprano
Oleg Dolgov Tenor
Nikolay Didenko Bass
Behzod Abduraimov Piano

Sergei Rachmaninov
Piano Concerto No. 2, in C minor, op. 18

Sergei Rachmaninov
The Bells, op. 35