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24 May 2012

Encore! Encore!! … Encore!!! Encore!!!!
Superstar pianist Evgeny Kissin capped off his one-night-only performance of piano concertos by Scriabin and Grieg with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic by playing no fewer than four solo encores:
Carnival Scene, the third movement of Grieg’s Scenes from Folk Life, Op. 19
Scriabin’s Etude in C-sharp minor, Op. 42, No. 5
Grieg’s own piano arrangements of two songs in his set Melodies of the Heart, Op. 5 — “I Love Thee,” Op. 41, No. 3
and “Poet’s Heart,” Op. 52, No. 2

Encore! Encore!! … Encore!!! Encore!!!!

Superstar pianist Evgeny Kissin capped off his one-night-only performance of piano concertos by Scriabin and Grieg with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic by playing no fewer than four solo encores:

  • Carnival Scene, the third movement of Grieg’s Scenes from Folk Life, Op. 19
  • Scriabin’s Etude in C-sharp minor, Op. 42, No. 5
  • Grieg’s own piano arrangements of two songs in his set Melodies of the Heart, Op. 5  “I Love Thee,” Op. 41, No. 3
  • and “Poet’s Heart,” Op. 52, No. 2

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