Denis Matsuev Plays Rachmaninoff’s “2nd Piano Concerto” with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

February 12, 2014

Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM it’s “The Evening Concert”. Denis Matsuev is the soloist in Rachmaninoff’s “2nd Piano Concerto” with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Music Director Manfred Honeck guest conducts. Also on the program, Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain”and Beethoven’s 7th Symphony.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (#13-14_16)

Manfred Honeck, conductor;  *Denis Matsuev, piano   

MUSSORGSKY: Night on Bald Mountain 

*RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2 

[Encores: LIADOV: A Musical Snuff Box; and MATSUEV: Improvisation on Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington’s “Take the ‘A’ Train”]

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 

[PSO fill: RACHMANINOFF: Fugue in D Minor (Denis Matsuev, piano); and PROKOFIEV: Finale from the “Classical Symphony” (PSO/Rostropovich, cond.)]

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