Composer Sergei Rachmaninoff once declared, "I try to make my music speak simply and directly that which is in my heart." Hear the ravishing Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with 22 year-old piano sensation Daniil Trifonov –“A knockout!” raved The Washington Post. Plus, celebrated Finnish maestro and leading Sibelius specialist Osmo Vänskä conducts his countryman’s haunting Sixth Symphony.
"Mr Trifonov has scintillating technique and a virtuosic flair. He is also a thoughtful artist.he can play with soft-spoken delicacy."—THE NEW YORK TIMES
San Francisco Symphony
Night Ride and Sunrise
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Symphonies of Wind Instruments
All sound clips are from San Francisco Symphony performances and are used with permission of the SFS Players Committee.
Concert: Approx. 1h 35m, includes intermission.
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Minnesota Orchestra interviews Osmo Vänskä: