Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor Opus 30 (1) Sergei Rachmaninov
A winning musical combination turns its attention to Tchaikovsky. Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 14 July 2014.
A few years ago, the pianist Simon Trpceski joined forces with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra under Vasily Petrenko to record the complete Rachmaninov piano concertos. Their performances were critically acclaimed – and now, the same combination of brilliant musicians turn their attention to concertos by Tchaikovsky.
This album came in at No.10 in Classic FM's Album of the Year 2014. See the full chart here >
The evergreen first concerto is joined here by the dazzling, but not so well known, second. Trpceski brings his trademark panache and brilliant accuracy to them, and Petrenko has the RLPO in electrifying form.
Have a listen to a preview below: