Richter Plays Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninov

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Catalog: MYD1002017

Sviatoslav Richter (piano) Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 Kurt Sanderling Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 Evgeny Mravinsky

Richter brings his extraordinary creative individuality to these works. These recordings were made in 1959 when Richter had achieved genuine artistic maturity and Soviet performing arts were achieving a renaissance after the first International Tchaikovsky Competition.