Sergei Rachmaninoff

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Born: 1873-1943
Nationality: Russian
Education/Training:
began piano lessons as a child; entered St. Petersburg Conservatory at age 10, then attended Moscow Conservatory
Best Known For:
being a composer, conductor and concert pianist, ranked among the finest pianists of his time
Notable Compositions:
Piano Concerto #3, The Bells, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Prelude in C-sharp minor (from Morceaux de Fantaisies), Suite No. 1 for two pianos "Fantaisie-tableaux," The Isle of the Dead, Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, The Symphonic Dances, Etudes-Tableaux, and the Variations on a Theme of Chopin, No. 22; operas include Aleko, The Miserly Knight and Francesca da Rimini
Curious Facts:
in 1917, left Russia in the wake of the Russian Revolution for Switzerland where he lived until 1935, immigrated to the US and became a US citizen shortly before he died
Quotes: "Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music." -Sergei Rachmaninoff
REPERTOIRE : All-Night Vigil, Op. 37
CONCERTDATES
Resonate: Rachmaninoff 11/12/2006
Christmas with the Chorale 12/15/1973
Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil 09/26/2010
The Russian Evolution 09/27/2015
REPERTOIRE : Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Opus 31
CONCERTDATES
Rachmaninoff + Haydn 10/12/2008
The Russian Evolution 09/27/2015
REPERTOIRE : Ave Maria
CONCERTDATES
A Shining Christmas 12/16/1983
A Shining Christmas 12/17/1983
A Shining Christmas 12/18/1983
Holiday Enchantment 12/15/1979
Holiday Enchantment 12/16/1979
Holiday Enchantment 12/17/1979
Christmas with the Chorale 12/19/1971
5th Annual High School Choir Festival 04/20/1994
REPERTOIRE : Rejoice, O Virgin (from All-Night Vigil)
CONCERTDATES
50th Season Celebration 09/22/2013
The Russan Evolution 09/26/2015
REPERTOIRE : Gladsome Light (from All-Night Vigil)
CONCERTDATES
The Russan Evolution 09/26/2015
REPERTOIRE : Praise the Name of the Lord (from All-Night Vigil)
CONCERTDATES
The Russan Evolution 09/26/2015
REPERTOIRE : Praise the Lord from the Heavens (from Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom)
CONCERTDATES
The Russan Evolution 09/26/2015
REPERTOIRE : Let Our Mouths Be Filled (from Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
CONCERTDATES
The Russan Evolution 09/26/2015
REPERTOIRE : The Cherubic Hymn (from Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom)
CONCERTDATES
The Russan Evolution 09/26/2015
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