Czech Philharmonic

Daniil TrifonovCourtesy of artist

December 20, 2021

Trumpet and piano are equal partners in this concerto by Shostakovich, featuring pianist Daniil Trifonov. Semyon Bychkov also leads the Czech Philharmonic in Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 35

Hour 2

DVORAK: Symphony No. 8

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 1, "Winter Dreams" (London/Decca 4834942)


This week’s Encore Contest piece was Rachmaninoff’s Ne poj, krasavica (Do Not Sing for Me, Fair Maiden).