- Vancouver Chopin Society
- Daniil Trifonov, piano
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Presented by the Vancouver Chopin Society
“…The 20-year-old Daniil Trifonov, fresh from his victory at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, showed astonishing skills in works by Scriabin, Chopin and Liszt…this young man is a formidable virtuoso.” – Anthony Tommasini, th New York Times, August 2011.
Born in Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia in 1991, Daniil Trifonov is emerging as one of the brightest new names of the next generation of pianists.During the 2010/11 season he won medals at three of the most prestigious competitions in the music world: the Chopin Competition in Warsaw (Bronze), the Rubenstein Competition in Tel Aviv (First Prize), and the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow (Gold).
Trifonov has been invited to perform worldwide during the 2011/12 season. Highlights include debuts with the Vienna Philharmonic, London Symphony and Mariinsky Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic, and the Russian National Orchestra.
Scriabin Sonata No. 2, Op. 19
Liszt Sonata in B Minor
Rachmaninoff Variations on a Theme by Chopin, Op. 22