‘Scintillating technique and a virtuosic flair.’ The New York Times

In this video: Acclaimed young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov opens Melbourne Recital Centre’s Great Performers 2017 international concert series, performing to a sold-out crowd in Melbourne Recital Centre’s Elisabeth Murdoch Hall.

Igor Stravinsky (1882 – 1971)

About Daniil Trifonov: Daniil Trifonov has made a spectacular ascent in the world of classical music since winning First Prize at both the Tchaikovsky and Rubinstein competitions in 2011 at the age of 20. Combining consummate technique with rare sensitivity and depth, his performances are a perpetual source of awe. “He has everything and more… tenderness and also the demonic element. I never heard anything like that,” stated pianist Martha Argerich, while the Financial Times observes, “What makes him such a phenomenon is the ecstatic quality he brings to his performances. Small wonder every western capital is in thrall to him.”

Learning Keywords: piano, Daniil Trifonov, Igor Stravinsky, classical music, recital, solo performance, piano fingering, rhythm, piano technique

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