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RUSSIAN ACCENTS:
RACHMANINOFF, STRAVINSKY and the PIANO

HOST: Alec Baldwin
Commentary by: Valery Gergiev, Alexander Toradze, Gianandrea Noseda and
Joseph Horowitz
Note: All performances are live except for Rachmaninoff 1929

June 3
RACHMANINOFF, Hour 1

Rachmaninoff: Excerpt from Second Piano Concerto (Rachmaninoff, piano (1929); Stokowski)
Rachmaninoff: Etude Tableau in E-Flat Minor, Op. 39 (Vakhtang Kodanashvili, piano)
Rachmaninoff: Variations on a Theme by Chopin (Alexander Korsantia, piano)
Rachmaninoff: Excerpts from Preludes, Op. 32 (Ketevan Badridze, piano)

RACHMANINOFF, Hour 2

Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No. 1 (Sean Botkin, piano)
Rachmaninoff: Excerpts from Piano Duets, Op. 11 (Vakhtang Kodanashvili and Edisher Savitski, piano)

June 10
RACHMANINOFF, Hour 3

Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances (two-piano version) (Vahtang Kodanashvili and Edisher Savitski, pianos)
Rachmaninoff: Excerpts from Etudes Tableau, Op. 33 (Edisher Savitzki, piano)

RACHMANINOFF, Hour 4

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Alexander Toradze, piano; The Mariinski Theatre Orchestra, Valery Gergiev, conductor)
Rachmaninoff: Etude Tableau in E Minor, Op. 39 (Vakhtang Kodanashvili, piano)

June 17
STRAVINSKY, Hour 1

Stravinsky: Scherzo from F-Sharp Minor Piano Sonata (Genadi Zagor, piano)
Stravinsky: Three Episodes from The Firebird, arranged for Solo Piano by Guido Agosti (Alexander Korsantia, piano)
Stravinsky: Three Movements from Petrushka (Alexander Toradze, piano)
Stravinsky: Piano Rag Music and Ragtime (Genadi Zagor, piano)
Stravinsky: Tango (Alexander Korsantia, piano)

STRAVINSKY, Hour 2

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (two-piano version) (Genadi Zagor and Edisher Savitski, pianos)
Stravinsky: Danse sacrale from The Rite of Spring (Rex Lawson, pianolist (this is a pianola performance)
Stravinsky: Sonata for Two Pianos (George Vatchnadze and Genadi Zagor, pianos)

June 24
STRAVINSKY, Hour 3

Mozart: Fugue in C Minor (Igor and Soulima Stravinsky, piano (1938))
Stravinsky: Piano Sonata (George Vatchnadze, piano)
Stravinsky: Concerto for Piano and Winds (Alexander Toradze and Post Classical Ensemble; Angel Gil-Ordonez, conductor)
Stravinsky: Capriccio, Movement One (Alexander Toradze and Sangwon Kim, piano) (playing a piano reduction of the orchestral part)

STRAVINSKY, Hour 4

Stravinsky: Concerto for Two Solo Pianos (George Vatchnadze and Genadi Zagor, pianos)
Stravinsky: Excerpts from Apollo (Stravinsky’s piano transcription) (Sean Botkin, piano)
A Stravinsky Improvisation (Genadi Zagor, piano)

Please Note: All performances are live in concert, except for Stravinsky’s recordings of his own music

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