THE LYRIC CONCERT WITH EVELYN GRANT

trifonov2_-c-phototba Image Name: trifonov2_-c-phototba Description: Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov — a once-in-a-generation artist at just 2

Valery Gergiev conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in a concert that juxtaposes the UK premiere of Sofia Gubaidulina’s The Rider on the White Horse with Ravel’s celebrated orchestration of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

Plus, Daniil Trifonov performs Glazunov’s rarely heard Piano Concerto No. 2, premiered in the first concert in Petrograd (St Petersburg) after the 1917 Revolution.

Borodin: Symphony No. 2 in B minor
Glazunov: Piano Concerto No.2 in B, Op. 100
Gubaidulina: The Rider on the White Horse (UK Premiere)
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
London Symphony Orchestra
Daniil Trifonov (piano)
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

RTÉ lyric fm, Thursday 5 September, 8pm-10pm