Tchaikovsky's First Concerto - one of the most performed works of this genre. Bright lyricism and melodic expressiveness of attracting the attention of the public, and the wealth of piano texture - attention performers. However, the true concert was not immediately appreciated. In 1875, when Tchaikovsky showed writing to his friend and teacher Nikolai Rubinstein, he refused to perform the concert, considering its texture is not enough "pianistichnoy."
Closure XXII Music Festival "Stars of the White Nights»
Soloist - Bekhzod Abduraimov (piano)
Conductor - Valery Gergiev