Here, pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii is performing “Rachmaninoff/ Piano Concerto No. 2” with conductor Juanjo Mena and BBC Philharmonic orchestra.
The amazing blind pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii, who learns music by ear, has become a worldwide sensation famous for his remarkable talent. so much more, Tsujii is also a composer, having released many albums of his own music alongside his work for film.
How can he be expected to pick up on gestures from the conductor?
Tsujii has said that when he performs with an orchestra he stays in time with the conductor by listening to the conductor’s breath.
Rachmaninoff/ Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18, is one of the most enduringly popular pieces. It is a concerto for piano and orchestra, was dedicated to Nikolai Dahl, the physician who had done much to restore Rachmaninoff’s self-confidence.
2 Adagio sostenuto – Più animato – Tempo I
3 Allegro scherzando