Maestro Performs “Russian Romantics” with GSO: November 2017

pc2 Program Details

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

The Peace Center

Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor
Nikolai Demidenko, piano


Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2, op. 18, C minor
Tchaikovsky: “Manfred,” op. 58


The “Lion on Piano,” world-renowned pianist Nikolai Demidenko makes his Greenville debut with his signature piece, Rachmaninoff’s beloved Second Piano Concerto.  Based upon a poem of Lord Byron’s, the romantic mood continues with Tchaikovsky’s “Manfred Symphony,” which tells the tale of a thrilling ghost story, full of supernatural elements and overwhelming emotions.