Rachmaninov: The Composer

Sunday, October 29, 2023, 5:00 PM at Alice Tully Hall
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A supreme virtuoso pianist and composer, Sergei Rachmaninov stole the hearts of listeners worldwide with achingly beautiful melodies and alluring harmonies.

Rachmaninov emerged as one of the last great Romantic composers, and this first of two concerts pairs his singular voice with those of his mentors and contemporaries.


  • Rubinstein “Romance” from Soirées à Saint-Petersbourg for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 44, No. 1 (1860)
  • Tchaikovsky Souvenir d’un lieu cher (Memory of a dear place) for Violin and Piano, Op. 42 (1878)
  • Balakirev “The Goldfish’s Song” for Voice and Piano (1860)
  • Mussorgsky “Where Are You, Dear Star?” for Voice and Piano (1857)
  • Rachmaninov “Arion” for Voice and Piano, Op. 34, No. 5 (1912)
  • Glinka “The Lark” for Voice and Piano (1840)
  • Rimsky-Korsakov “Does not the wind, blowing from the heights” for Voice and Piano, Op. 43, No. 2 (1897)
  • Rachmaninov “These Summer Nights” for Voice and Piano, Op. 14, No. 5 (1896)
  • Rachmaninov Trio élégiaque in D minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 9 (1893, rev. 1907, 1917)

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