Musical Play I:
How the Second Piano Concerto came to be.
Musical Play II:
Musician in Exile
The First Piano Concerto rewritten during the Russian Revolution of 1917.
Musical Play III:
A Musical Marriage In Phildelphia
The final epoch of
Rachmaninoff's life and music.
Each Musical Play was Performed Once Over Three Consecutive Nights.
Note: The musical plays may be as stand-alone plays performed as single evening concert performance in conjunction with a Rachmaninoff concert.
They are available as stand-alone for a single concert performance or as a Trilogy for a three-night festival.
Or for theatrical purposes (not symphonic) the Trilogy may be performed in its entirety in one evening in a theater with recorded sound and a piano.
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Stéfane Denéve, Conductor
Playwright & Stage Director
April 27-28-29, 2017:
Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center
Philadelphia Orchestra Association
Sergei Rachmaninoff (John Hutton)
Eugene Ormandy (Todd Cerveris)
(Judith Lightfoot Clarke)
Alfred Swan/Narrator (David Beach)
Dr. Nikolai Dahl/Alexander Siloti
"So captivating, entertaining and yet so informative, a true model of inspired edu-tainment."
Maestro Stéphane Denève