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Daniil Trifonov: The Carnegie Recital / 'New Classical Tracks' feature

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The prestige of performing in Carnegie Hall is awesome. More than a century after opening in 1891, this legendary concert hall continues to draw the world's greatest artists. Daniil Trifonov is one of those artists. The 22-year-old Russian pianist made his Carnegie Hall debut one year ago, and that mesmerizing evening was captured and recently released on this new DG recording - The Carnegie Recital.

Pianist Daniil Trifonov's career has skyrocketed since, at age 20, he won first prize at both the Tchaikovsky and the Rubinstein competitions in 2011. Trifonov's performances combine flawless technique with incredible depth and sensitivity, attracting fans like pianist Martha Argerich who declared, "He has everything and more, tenderness and also the demonic element. I never heard anything like that." Mr. Trifonov's Carnegie Hall. Mr Trifonov and his Carnegie Recital CD are featured this week on "New Classical Tracks.' Heard Nationally on Classical 24 on throughout the great state of Minnesota via MPR.