Piano Talks - Ep. 6 "Rachmaninoff’s Lost Russia" (Preview)
Just the mention of Russian music conjures up sounds of Rachmaninoff's piano works. But despite this iconic imagery, Rachmaninoff was a man out of place and out of time, writing about a memory of Russia that no longer existed from across the world, in a Romantic style that was already lost.
Lilac, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, 2nd Symphony played by Sergei Dreznin
Piano Talks is an art TV series hosted by celebrated pianist Janara Khassenova, the artistic advisor and jury member of NTD's International Piano Competition.
Piano Talks presents an intimate experience with classical music while offering erudite yet accessible insights into the greatest composers, alongside exclusive repertoires from the NTD's International Piano Competition. Its mission is to promote traditional arts of pure authenticity, goodness, and beauty with piano masterpieces from the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods.