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HOMMAGE À RACHMANINOV | ROLAND PÖNTINEN
This program features original works and transcriptions by Rachmaninov and some of his favourite repertoire like Chopin’s Second Piano Sonata. Premiered at the Royal Palace of Stockholm, 4 September 2008 ”Rachmaninovian authority” Dagens Nyheter, 5 September 2008 Programme: Gluck/Sgambati: Mélodie (from Orfeo) Bach/Rachmaninov: Suite in E major (Prelude.Gavotte.Gigue) Rachmaninov: Corelli Variations, Op.42 (1931) interval Chopin: Sonata No.2 in B flat, Op.35 (”Marche funèbre”) (1837-1839) Moussorgsky/Rachmaninov: Hopak (from Sorochintsy Fair) Rimsky-Korsakov/Rachmaninov: Flight of the Bumble-Bee Rachmaninov: Mélodie, Op.3 No.3 | Prelude G minor, Op.23 No.5 Tchaikovsky/Rachmaninov: Lullaby, Op.16 No.1 Rachmaninov: Oriental Sketch (1917)