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Sergei Rachmaninov

Just in time for Halloween, The New York Philharmonic brings to life Rachmaninoff’s The Isle of the Dead, a musical interpretation of Arnold Böcklin’s haunting symbolist painting. Set the mood for the holiday on the 10/28 broadcast.

This week on Concierto, music Cuban pianist Jorge Bolet plays a set of variations that brings together two of the grand Romantics he excelled at playing: Rachmaninoff's Variations on a Theme of Chopin. Frank Dominguez is your host.

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Esta semana en Concierto pianista cubano Jorge Bolet toca un conjunto de variaciones que reúne a dos de los grandes románticos se destacó en tocando—: Variaciones de Rachmaninoff sobre un tema de Chopin.  Frank Dominguez es tu anfitrión.

Join WXXI for Classical 91.5 Presents, a series that spotlights classical music connections in film. 

Classical 91.5 Presents...Brief Encounter on Saturday November 18th, 3pm at The Little Theatre, with music by Rachmaninov in The Little Theatre Cafe performed by the Empire Film Music Ensemble starting at 2pm.

This week on Concierto pianist Horacio Gutiérrez plays his specialty, music by Rachmaninoff: the "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini."

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En esta edición de Concierto el pianista Horacio Gutiérrez toca su especialidad—la música por Rachmaninoff: "La rapsodia sobre una tema de Paganini."

January 2017 Listings for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Dec 30, 2016

Some truly incredible programs this month with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.  Emotional masterworks from Elgar, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, plus a performance by former principal trumpet Chris Martin, and many more, all on Classical 91.5.