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Composer: Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)

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Year of birth1882
Year of death1971
NationalityRussia
Period20th century
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Hong KongRussian Farewell

Rachmaninov, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky
Kyoko Takezawa; Li-Wei Qin; Orion Weiss; Anna Polonsky

LondonLondon Sinfonietta 50th Anniversary Concert

Birtwistle, Stravinsky, Ligeti, Fernando, Abrahamsen
London Sinfonietta; David Atherton; George Benjamin; Vladimir Jurowski; Tamara Stefanovich

MindenKonzert für Kinder

Stravinsky: The Firebird: Suite
North West German Philharmonic; Johannes Braun; Susanne Adam

Palm DesertRPO on Tour

Respighi, Liszt, Stravinsky
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Thierry Fischer; Jean-Yves Thibaudet

ZürichRavel / Stravinsky

Ammann, Ravel, Stravinsky
Philharmonia Zürich; Teodor Currentzis; Hélène Grimaud
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Many pianos: Alexander Melnikov at Wigmore Hall

An intriguing concert performed on three pianos from different eras which revealed how composers responded to the piano technology available to them at the time.
****1
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Roth charts the emergence of the modern in Boston

Stravinsky's Firebird leads a survey of the musical avant-garde at the outset of the modern era by François-Xavier Roth and the Boston Symphony.
****1
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A rediscovery and a première in Seattle

When news of the discovery of Stravinsky's Funeral Song reached the classical music world, a near-revolution of excitement took place.
****1
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Dutoit and Lugansky capture hearts in Hong Kong

Dutoit, Lugansky and the HK Phil perform at their finest in famous French and Russian repertoire.
****1
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Devilishly good fun: The Rake's Progress

A compelling and energetic debut production from a new opera company in the raddled surroundings of Wilton's Music Hall.
****1
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List of works
3 Pieces for clarinet solo3 Pieces for string quartetAgonApolloApollo (Apollon musagète)Apollo (Apollon musagète): suiteAve MariaBerceuse du ChatCapriccio for Piano and OrchestraCircus PolkaConcerto for Piano and Wind InstrumentsConcerto for two pianosConcerto in D for StringsConcerto in E flat major for chamber orchestra "Dumbarton Oaks"CredoDer Kuss der Fee (Le baiser de la fée): SuiteDuo ConcertantEbony ConcertoFanfare for a New Theatre for 2 trumpetsFeu d'artifice (Fireworks), Op.4Four Russian Peasant SongsFuneral Song, Op.5Greeting PreludeJeu de cartesL'Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale): suiteL'Histoire du soldatL'Oiseau de FeuLe Baiser de la FéeLe Rossignol (The Nightingale)Le SacreLe Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)Le chant du rossignol (Song of the Nightingale)Les NocesMassMavraObrasOctet for windsOdeOedipus RexPater nosterPerséphonePetrushkaPetrushka Suite (1947 version)Petrushka: Suite for pianoPiano SonataPulcinella SuitePulcinella VariationsRenardScherzo fantastique, Op.3Scènes de ballet, for orchestraSong of the Volga BoatmenStravinsky Violin ConcertoSuite italienneSuite no. 1 for chamber orchestraSuite no. 2 for chamber orchestraSymphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 orig version)Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 version)Symphony in CSymphony in E flat majorSymphony in Three MovementsSymphony in Three Movements Symphony of PsalmsTango, for chamber orchestraThe CageThe Fairy's Kiss (Le baiser de la fée)The Fairy's Kiss (Le baiser de la fée): divertimentoThe Faun and the Shepherdess, Op.2The FirebirdThe Firebird: FinaleThe Firebird: Infernal DanceThe Firebird: SuiteThe Firebird: Three movementsThe Rake's ProgressThree Japanese LyricsThree movements from PetrushkaTwo Poems of Konstantin BalmontVariations (Aldous Huxley, In Memoriam)Violin Concerto in D major