This summer, Daniil Trifonov performs at festivals across Europe.
First, Daniil reunites with the Mariinsky Orchestra and Valery Gergiev. At Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, they present Scriabin’s Piano Concerto and Rachmaninoff’s youthful First Piano Concerto on July 21. The next day, they present Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2.
On July 23 Daniil performs in Bayreuth, before he makes his way to Switzerland’s Verbier Festival. On July 25, he joins a star-studded 25th Anniversary Concert, with a roster including Martha Argerich, Sergei Babayan, Lisa Batiashvili, Renaud Capuçon, Seong-Jin Cho, Vilde Frang, Pamela Frank, Martin Fröst, Valery Gergiev, Leonidas Kavakos, Evgeny Kissin, Mischa Maisky, Denis Matsuev, Mikhaïl Pletnev, Maxim Vengerov, and more.
On July 29, Daniil performs chamber works by Clara and Robert Schumann, along with the world premiere of his own Piano Quintet. He’s joined onstage by Lisa Batiashvili, Vilde Frang, Kirill Troussov, Nobuko Imai, Ori Kam, Clemens Hagen, and Kian Soltani.
He then presents the Chopin Evocations repertoire at Verbier (July 31), before taking the program to Switzerland’s Gstaad Menuhin Festival (August 3), Croatia’s Dubrovnik Summer Festival (August 6), France’s Festival International de Piano de la Roque d’Anthéron (August 12), Salzburg (August 14), Denmark’s Tivoli SommerKlassik (August 22), and Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival (August 24).
On August 9, Daniil joins forces with Renaud Capuçon and Clemens Hagen at Schloss Kammer, Austria, to perform Debussy’s Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor, Franck’s Sonata for Violin and Piano in A, and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Trio in A minor. August 10 then takes them to the Salzburger Festspiele. Then, on August 18, Daniil presents Prokofiev’s Second Piano Concerto at the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in Klütz, Germany. He’s joined by the Konzerthausorchester Berlin and conductor Christoph Eschenbach.
For his final engagement of the summer, Daniil returns to Lucerne – on August 27, he joins the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra and conductor James Gaffigan for Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor. Daniil releases his upcoming album Destination Rachmaninov – Departure featuring the Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin with Deutsche Grammophon on October 12.