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  • Sergei Rakhmaninov

    Sergei Rakhmaninov, one of the greatest pianists of all time and one of the most outstanding melodists amongst composers, was born at Oneg, near Novgorod, on 20 March 1873 (1 April New Style), into a musical family. In 1888 Rakhmaninov began to study…

    Concert for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in D minor, Opus 30

    Around 1910, Rachmaninov was largely concentrating on his career as a pianist because playing the piano seemed better suited for earning a living than composition. This is why his own works at the time mainly served one purpose: shining the…

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    When Sergei Prokofiev died in Moscow on March 5, 1953 - the same day as Josef Stalin - he left behind an extensive body of work, of which his musical fairy tale "Peter and the Wolf", his first symphony, subtitled "Symphonie Classique", and his ballet…

    Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Opus 100

    Sergei Prokofiev's 5th Symphony, written in 1944 during the Second World War, ranks as his main symphonic work. On the one hand it is a document of Prokofiev's allegiance to the Soviet society and musical æsthetic, while on the other it goes far…

  • Valery Gergiev Conductor

    Born in Moscow, Valery Gergiev initially studied conducting under Ilya Musin at the Leningrad Conservatory. While still a student, he won the Herbert von Karajan conducting competition in Berlin. In 1978, aged 24, Valery Gergiev became assistant…

  • Yefim Bronfman Piano

    Internationally recognized as one of today's most acclaimed and admired pianists, Yefim Bronfman stands among a handful of artists regularly sought by festivals, orchestras, conductors and recital series. His commanding technique, power and…