Sergey Rachmaninov


Op. 21/5 • “Siren'”

About this work...

Lilacs (Siren) was composed by Sergei Rachmaninov in April 1902, along with ten other songs that were then combined with an earlier piece, Fate (1900), into the opus 21 set of 12 Songs published by Guthiel in December 1902. Rachmaninov was married to Nathalie Satin in April 1902 and wrote this set largely to help pay f... read more