Daniil Trifonov joins Hannu Lintu and the Gulbenkian Orchestra at the Pianomania festival in Lisbon at 7pm (GMT) for a concert involving works by Rautavaara, Schumann, and Sibelius. The entire concert is being broadcast live on Medici TV.
The concert will open with with Rautavaara’s Cantus Arcticus, which is subtitled “Concerto for Birds and Orchestra”. The work incorporates recordings of birdsong captured near the Arctic Circle and in the bogs of Liminka in northern Finland. Second up Daniil Trifonov then joins the orchestra on stage for Schumann’s much loved Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54. The concert concludes with Sibelius’ “confession of the soul” Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43.