Rachmaninov: The Pianist

Saturday, November 4, 2023, 7:30 PM at Alice Tully Hall
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Sergei Rachmaninov was a leading exponent of the virtuoso pianist tradition, showcased in this program spanning nearly two centuries of keyboard mastery.

Rachmaninov himself gets the last word, with his blockbuster Second Suite, a stunning composition of orchestral texture and operatic drama.


  • Mozart Sonata in D major for Two Pianos, K. 448 (1781)
  • Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Suite, transcribed for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 71a (1892)
  • Debussy En Blanc et Noir for Two Pianos (1915)
  • William Bolcom “The Serpent’s Kiss” from The Garden of Eden Suite for Two Pianos (1974)
  • Rachmaninov Suite No. 2 in C minor for Two Pianos, Op. 17 (1901)

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