Tharaud storms the gates of Rachmaninov’s blockbuster Second Piano Concerto in this exceptionally riveting interpretation. Under the baton of Alexander Vedernikov, the “Rach 2” takes on a darkly romantic dimension, as the piano and strings taunt, seduce, and ultimately complete each other.
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: I. Moderato