Composed on an epic scale, the music crosses landscapes, from understated string melodies to fierce attacking brass.
Alongside it we hear a youthful work by Shostakovich’s contemporary Sergei Prokofiev.
Featuring twinkling melodies and his trademark light touch, Prokofiev’s fleeting First Piano Concerto moves effortlessly from grand orchestral phrases to mischievous passages for the soloist.
RepertoireProkofiev: Piano Concerto No.2
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