About the Music
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3
RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 1
A true test of will and artistry. Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 — called “Rach 3” by fans — is one of the most demanding and daunting concertos ever written. Nikolai Lugansky, called “a pianist who combines elegance and grace with powerful virtuosity".
Pop culture note: “Rach 3” was central to the plot of the Oscar-winning film Shine
The Cleveland Orchestra
Stanislav Kochanovsky, conductor
Nikolai Lugansky, piano