THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PRESENTS GREAT PERFORMERS
The Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, Russia’s oldest symphony orchestra and one of its most hallowed cultural institutions, appears as part of the Great Performers Series under the baton of its celebrated music director Yuri Temirkanov. The orchestra brings music by three compatriot composers: Rimsky-Korsakov, contemporary Georgian composer Giya Kancheli, and Tchaikovsky, whose powerful First Piano Concerto features young Russian virtuoso Denis Kozhukhin.
Saint Petersburg Philharmonic
Suite from The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh
Piano Concerto No. 1
Concert: Approx. 1h 45m, includes intermission.
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Denis Kozhukhin performs the third movement of Prokofiev's Piano Sonata No. 7, Opus 83:
Yuri Temirkanov conducts the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic at the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre: