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Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto Nos.2 & 4 - Daniil Trifonov
Diapason d'Or
Diapason from November 2018
Format : 1 CD
Total Time : 01:10:07

Label : DG
Catalog No. : 483533500289
EAN : 0028948353354

Release Date : 12/10/2018

Genre : Classical
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18
1. Moderato
2. Adagio sostenuto
3. Allegro scherzando
Partita for Violin Solo No.3 in E, BWV 1006
1. Preludio (arr. for piano by Rachmaninov)
3. Gavotte (arr. for piano by Rachmaninov)
6. Gigue (arr. for piano by Rachmaninov)
Piano Concerto No.4 in G minor, Op.40
1. Allegro vivace Alla breve
2. Largo
3. Allegro vivace

Daniil Trifonov, Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nezet-Seguin

Daniil Trifonov s'attaque aux très virtuoses concertos de Rachmaninov. Un passage de relais à la symbolique très forte car c'est avec le même orchestre que Rachmaninov les enregistra lui-même il y a plus de 80 ans.

Daniil Trifonov begint aan de reeks zeer virtuoze pianoconcerten van Rachmaninov. Deze werken met dit orkest opnemen is niet zonder betekenis omdat Rachmaninov zelf, meer dan 80 jaar geleden, die met het Philadelphia Orchestra opnam.

   in Piano International (Jan, 2019)
Rachmaninov's Suite from the Violin Partita in E major (after J S Bach), familiarly known as Bachmaninoff, is doubtless the most delectable item in this new release. Unlike the dignified and formal interpretation of this work by the composer himself, Trifonov expresses light-hearted merriment, aptly bringing out coy, coquettish dance influences in movements entitled ‘Gigue' and ‘Gavotte'. The nostalgic, flirty effect is akin to that of Monsieur Triquet, the elderly tutor in Tchaikovsky's opera Eugene Onegin, who evokes 18th-century ways in a quaintly Russified style. To be sure, Rachmaninov was a devotee of the joys of pre-Revolutionary Russian society.

As for the rest of this CD, after Bachmaninoff, alas, comes ...

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