MODEST PETROVICH MUSSORGSKY
(1839-1881) is one of the most charismatic and original personalities in the entire world of Western music.
He performed piano works by the greatest genius of Russian music, Dimitry Shostakovich, and Russia's most unfulfilled, and booze-ridden (no modest national accomplishment) composer, Modest Mussorgsky
, as if to illustrate the polar heights and depths of the Russian musical soul.
Say played pieces of Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven and Modest Mussorgsky
during his concert at Konzerthaus in Berlin.
The program includes three dance episodes from Leonard Bernstein's "On the Town," Edouard Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole, and "Pictures at an Exhibition," a composition by Modest Mussorgsky
that was later rearranged by Maurice Ravel.
30pm, opens with the thrilling Night on Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky
, a symphonic poem depicting all kinds of supernatural revelry, and the concert reaches its climax with the richly orchestral Symphonic Dances by Rachmaninov.
Soprano Marianne Fiset, First Grand Prize winner in the 2007 Montreal International Musical Competition, continues to impress with this second release from Analekta, devoted to Russian repertoire by Mussorgsky
, Rachmaninoff, Glinka and Tchaikovsky.
Richter is not just the "poet of the piano" but also its "mage" and Mussorgsky
provides extraordinarily inspirational material for his spells.
MARZO 20 al 22 - Kirill Karabits conduce a la Sinfonica de Houston durante la interpretacion de la 'Sinfonia Patetica' de Tchaikovsky, 'A Night on Bald Mountain', de Mussorgsky
y 'Duett-Concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon' de Strauss.
The New Hampshire Philharmonic will hold a family concert 'Drawn to Music,' presenting 'Pictures at an Exhibition' by Russian master Modest Mussorgsky
, Feb 17 at the Capitol Center for the Arts, Concord, and Feb.
His 20 recordings for Connoisseur Society include the complete Beethoven Sonata Cycle, complete Chopin nocturnes, Wagner-Liszt transcriptions, complete works of Grilles, two-piano discs of Bachmaninoff and Brahms (with Cynthia Bairn), and programs of Debussy, Delius, Mussorgsky
, Schumann, Czerny and Joe Utterback.
The digitally animated movie choreographing the paintings was viewed while her orchestra performed the music by composer Modest Mussorgsky
, resulting in a standing ovation.
was played in its original, more rough-hewn version, not the more-polished and far-better-known Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov edition.