Trifonov Wins 2018 Best Solo Instrumental Grammy
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Trifonov Wins 2018 Best Solo Instrumental Grammy

The 2018 Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo has been awarded to Daniil Trifonov for Transcendental a double CD of Liszt’s Transcendental Etudes recorded on Deutsche Grammophon. Other nominees: Bach: The French Suites — Murray Perahia Haydn: Cello Concertos — Steven Isserlis; Florian Donderer, conductor (The Deutsch Kammerphilharmonie Bremen) Levina: The Piano Concertos —…

Trifonov’s New Release Evokes Chopin And Beyond
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Trifonov’s New Release Evokes Chopin And Beyond

Wunderkind pianist Daniil Trifonov’s latest Deutsche Grammophon album, Chopin Evocations, captures the magic of Chopin’s music and traces its influence through the works of five other composers. Released last week and available now, Chopin Evocations presents two and a half hours of music performed by today’s top young classical pianist. Trifonov, the current Gramophone Artist of the Year,…

Daniil Trifonov: Rachmaninov Variations
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Daniil Trifonov: Rachmaninov Variations

The “visceral, ethereal quality of his playing” has likened him to Liszt, but it is the music of Rachmaninov which piano wunderkind Daniil Trifonov has been recording for release in Australia next month (September 11, 2015). Described by the Washington Post as “a pianist ahead of his time”, Trifonov says of Rachmaninov, “he is one of my…