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      Pianist Kirill Gerstein Plays Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 the Way Tchaikovsky Intended

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      Pianist Kirill Gerstein returns to WFMT to herald his new recording of the complete cycle of Liszt’s Transcendental Etudes. He will also share excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in its 1879 version, which he’ll perform with the Grant Park Music Festival. ┬áTune in to hear Gerstein play the entire concerto in a live broadcast from WFMT on Friday, August 12, 2016 at 6:30 pm.

      Program

      FRANZ LISZT
      Transcendental Etudes (1852)

      • Eroica
      • Wilde Jagd
      • Ricordanza
      • Harmonies du soir

      PETER ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
      excerpts from
      PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 IN B-FLAT MINOR, OP. 23 (1879 VERSION) (1874-1875; REVISED 1878-1879)