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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...  more

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in C major, Opus 26

In 1921 Prokofiev spent the summer in Saint Brévin les Pins on the coast of Brittany. His daily schedule was meticulously planned in keeping with his nature: "I rise at 8:30. After drinking a hot chocolate, I see if the garden is where I presume it...

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Gustav Mahler

Military music and trumpet calls, the sounds of nature and cow bells, funeral march and wooden mallet – there is hardly any kind of music or any instrument missing from the symphonies of Gustav Mahler (born on July 7, 1860 in the Czech town of...  more

Symphony No. 1 in D major "The Titan"

As early as his First Symphony, written between 1885 and 1888, the groundwork was laid for every factor that set Gustav Mahler apart: a monumental form, which links his output to Bruckner´s symphonic works, Mahler´s typical mosaic structure setting...

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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...  more

Yekwon Sunwoo, Piano