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. Tune in to hear Gerstein play the entire concerto in a live broadcast from WFMT on Friday, August 12, 2016 at 6:30 pm.
Transcendental Etudes (1852)
- Wilde Jagd
- Harmonies du soir
PETER ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 IN B-FLAT MINOR, OP. 23 (1879 VERSION) (1874-1875; REVISED 1878-1879)