Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3

Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3

Elsa Fotorino, Melissa Khong and Alain Lompek choose a reference version of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto.

Vote for your favorite version ofConcerto Piano n ° 3 . Pour outby Sergei Rachmaninoff And try to win the France Music Record of the Week.

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Gorgeous, earthy, even heavy: Rachmaninoff of Vladimir Ashkenazi And Andre Previn is quite predictable and doesn’t excite anyone.

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who is the boss ? It’s Martha! Lioness argerich Delivered like a crazy improvisation, launched into great vocals, delivering an unexpected and catchy concert performance. Chally and her orchestra just have to obey!

The first movement opens with an imbalance, as in wits. Daniil Trifonov And a Yanic Nezette-Seguin, eager to ignite his phalanx, barely met his gaze. It is also the fragility, the feeling on the edge and soon the incendiary lyricism of this Rachmaninoff will be saturated with colors, of a real nobility. But why, launched this way, does Chef add to these syrupy meltdowns at the end?

Nelson Goerner Sings a distraught song, lets fly between heaven and earth, a Rachmaninoff that would only be tenderness and poetry. Tickets from the BBC Philharmonic blend into this spectacular sight a combination of light, clear eloquence and absolute flexibility. The tandem is open in an ecstatic final.

This third concerto Uncustomary: zoltoaen coxis And Edo de Wart brings to the fore the rhythmic motorisms of a score that they gravitate towards Bartók, without ever on the slightest sentence: with exemplary clarity, this revolutionary and fine play, crystalline and mischievous, reveals unexpected details. . We love the joy of playing him, even in the race to the abyss of the final.

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What a miracle that little known Rachmaninoff Howard Shelley And brayden thomson , The relief, the precision of beats, the inherent power, the calm lyricist that forgets neither depth nor sadness, it is evident. NS’intermeso Miraculously, each sentence is done with a mixture of passion and modesty. And the final, the macabre, delivers moments of excitement that leave you speechless.

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N°1
Version B
Howard Shelley, National Orchestra of Scotland, from you brayden thomson (Chandos, 1990)

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Howard Shelley
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Howard Shelley, © Chandosi

N°2
Version F
Zoltan Kocsis, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, from you edo de varto (Phillips, 1983)

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Zoltan Kocsis
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Zoltan Kocsis, © Phillips

N°3
Version A
Nelson Gorner, BBC Philharmonic, from you Wassily Sinansky (Caswell, 2002)

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Nelson Gorner
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Nelson Gorner, © Cascavelle

N°4
version c
Daniil Trifonov, Orchester de Philadelphi, from you i.e. view-seguin (DG, 2018)

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Daniil Trifonov
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Daniil Trifonov, © DG

N°5
version d
Martha Argerich, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, from you ricardo chali (Phillips, 1982)

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Martha Argericho
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Martha Argericho, © Phillips

N°6
Version E
Vladimir Ashkenazi, London Symphony Orchestra, from you Andre Previn (Dekka, 1972)

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Vladimir Ashkenazi
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Vladimir Ashkenazi, © Decca

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