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Daniil Trifonov: Musical Pictures

Sunday, August 9, 2020, 6:30 PM MDT

Online broadcast at svmusicfestival.org

Alasdair Neale, Music Director

Note: this concert broadcast is no longer available to watch, but information such as repertoire and program notes are still available below. All 2020 Summer Season concert broadcasts were available for viewing live during the scheduled concert date and time only (not on demand).



Sonata No. 18 in E-flat Major for Piano, Op. 31, No. 3

Scherzo: Allegretto vivace
Menuetto: Moderato e grazioso
Presto con fuoco

Daniil Trifonov, Piano



Pictures at an Exhibition

The Old Castle
Ballet of the Chicks in their Shells
Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle
The Market Place at Limoges
The Hut on Hen’s Legs (Baba-Yaga)
The Great Gate of Kiev

Daniil Trifonov, Piano

Daniil Trifonov: Musical Pictures program notes

One of the commonplaces of Beethoven scholarship is the notion of his three periods—Early, Middle (“Heroic”), and Late. Unlike many long-standing notions that don’t hold up, the idea of his periods has endured because it is an inescapable reflection of the course of his career. But the periods and the divisions between them are not a simple matter. ...

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2020 digital program book

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Online broadcast at svmusicfestival.org