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Daniil Trifonov

Saturday 30 August 2014

Stravinsky Serenade in A
Ravel ‘Noctuelles’, ‘Oiseaux tristes’, ‘Une barque sur l’océan’ and ‘Alborada del gracioso’ from Miroirs
Liszt 12 Transcendental Studies

Famed for his pyrotechnic playing, and for his effortless poetic pianism, multi-award-winning young Russian virtuoso Daniil Trifonov brings The Queen's Hall 2014 concerts to a thrilling conclusion, having gripped Festival audiences for the past two years with his expressive intensity and bold insights.

He returns with a recital combining breaktaking virtuosity with sublime poetry. Birdsong, marine evocations and Spanish fireworks all feature in Ravel's exquisite piano suite Miroirs, while Liszt's Transcendental Studies push a performer's technical abilities to their limits in richly Romantic music, full of tempestuous brilliance and emotional intensity. Trifonov opens his recital with the neo-Classical elegance of Stravinsky's festive Serenade in A.

A remarkable pianist with a fearless and magnetic stage presence

The Scotsman, Festival 2013

Technique, musicianship: Daniil Trifonov has it all

The Seattle Times

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  • Running time: 
    2 hours, 15 minutes approximately

The Queen's Hall Series is supported by

Edinburgh International Festival Benefactors

Supported by

Claire and Mark Urquhart

The Inches Carr Trust



Daniil Trifonov Piano

Stravinsky Serenade in A
Ravel 'Noctuelles', 'Oiseaux tristes', 'Une barque sur l'océan' and 'Alborada del gracioso' from Miroirs
Liszt 12 Transcendental Studies

Photo: Dario Acosta

This event was part of a previous International Festival and is therefore unavailable to book.

The 2017 International Festival programme will be released in the spring.


Centre stalls: £30
Rear centre stalls: £27
Side stalls: £27 £22 £19
Centre gallery: £30 £27
Side gallery: £22
Limited view: £11
No view seats: £8.50

Current discounts

Under 18s: 50% off
Students: 50% off
Young Scot cardholders: 50% off
Senior citizens: 50% off
Unemployed people: 50% off
Equity/MU cardholders: 50% off