Philippe Bianconi

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Heard On Midday Classics with Norman Gilliland
Studio photo of pianist Philippe Bianconi
Philippe Bianconi – WPR Studio photo by Allen Rieland

Norman welcomes French pianist Philippe Bianconi to the WPR performance studio. Bianconi will be performing the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Madison Symphony Orchestra on April 7-9 at the Overture Center. The concerto is considered one of the most difficult pieces to play every written.

Since his debut at Carnegie Hall in 1987 he has performed in major concert halls and festivals throughout the world. He has also recorded more than 18 CDs of works by Chopin, Debussy, Schubert, Ravel and Brahms.

Episode Credits

  • Norman Gilliland Host
  • Tom Blain Technical Director
  • Allen Rieland Technical Director

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