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Daniil Trifonov, piano

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Daniil Trifonov - Chopin

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Twenty-five year old Russian dynamo Daniil Trifonov brings his “scintillating technique and virtuosic flair” (New York Times) to the Perelman Theater in his hotly anticipated Piano Series debut. Trifonov is “a pianist for the rest of our lives… a major artist, phenomenally gifted and almost fully formed, with fresh ideas and a winning stage presence that is quite irresistible from the moment he bounds through the door and sits at the keyboard, unable to contain his need to share” (Norman Lebrecht).

Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op. 15
Schumann: Toccata, Op. 7
Schumann: Kreisleriana, Op. 16
Shostakovich: 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87 [Sel.]
Stravinsky: Petrushka [Arr.]

This performance features a free pre-concert lecture starting at 6:45 PM with David Dubal in the Comcast Circle.

Daniil Trifonov, piano

Born in Nizhniy Novgorod in 1991, Daniil Trifonov is emerging as one of the brightest new names of the next generation of pianists. During the 2010/11 season he won medals at three of the most prestigious competitions in the music world: the Chopin Competition in Warsaw (Bronze Medal), the Rubinstein Competition in Tel Aviv (First.

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Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Address: 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, located on the southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets in Center City Philadelphia. The smaller of the two concert halls in the Kimmel Center, the Perelman Theater is a 627-seat auditorium with seating on the plaza, plaza tier, first balcony, and second balcony levels.…more info