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In the concert season 2019/2020, the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra continues his famous musical anthology “Favourite Piano Concerts”. Subscription programs include the best piano concerts from the treasury of world musical culture and delight listeners with the names of outstanding pianists and conductors who conquered the world musical Olympus. All concerts of the cycle will take place on the historical stage of the Great Hall of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory.
The first musical evening will be dedicated to the central figures of the piano and composer schools of the first half of the 20th century - Alexander Scriabin and Sergei Rachmaninov. The extraordinary luxuriance of musical colors, the grandeur of the piano texture and the depth of themes and images touched on attract artists and connoisseurs in the piano compositions of two great contemporaries.
The truly romantic Piano concerto Fis-moll by A. Scriabin will be performed by a young but already renowned pianist, winner of prestigious international competitions – Nikolay Khozyainov. And the virtuoso piano part of the monumental Third Piano concerto by S. Rachmaninov will be presented by the bright and original young pianist Dmitry Shishkin, the triumpher of the competition in Geneva (2018). Two topmost pieces by A. Scriabin and S. Rachmaninov will be performed in the interpretation of the talented conductor Mikhail Leontiev.