Incredible pianist, composer and professor Alexander Taneyev (1856-1915) is one of the most exciting discoveries for all who love Russian music. Taneyev’s epic Piano Quintet — just now emerging into the mainstream of the most popular chamber music — anchors this program that affirms the composer’s mastery through the genius of his students Prokofiev and Rachmaninov and reveals Taneyev’s roots in the music of his mentor Tchaikovsky.
Presented by Tuesday Musical Association.
- Rachmaninov Trio élégiaque in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello (1892)
- Tchaikovsky Souvenir d'un lieu cher for Violin and Piano, Op. 42 (1878)
- Prokofiev Sonata in C major for Two Violins, Op. 56 (1932)
- Taneyev Quintet in G minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 30 (1910-11)