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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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AmsterdamStravinsky's The Rite of Spring and Beethoven's Symphony no. 5

Rebel, Beethoven, Haydn, Stravinsky
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest; Markus Stenz

SeattleMozart, Stravinsky, & Mendelssohn

Mozart, Stravinsky, Mendelssohn
Andrew Wan; Yura Lee; Clive Greensmith; Craig Sheppard

GrazThe World of Dance

Stravinsky, Gluck, Jackson, Saint-Saëns, Piazzolla, Ravel
Greg Anderson; Elizabeth Joy Roe

CheltenhamCBSO - Cheltenham Proms

Debussy, Chopin, Stravinsky
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla; Jan Lisiecki

Aix-en-ProvenceThe Rake's Progress

Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress
Eivind Gullberg Jensen; Simon McBurney; Michael Levine; Christina Cunningham; Julia Bullock; Paul Appleby
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Mystery, energy and dancing in Darmstadt

The Staatsorchester Darmstadt under Will Humburg performed three mightly works for large orchestra to bring its season to a close: Kurtág's Stele, Strauss's Also Sprach Zarathustra and Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.
****1
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From Baroque'n'roll to contemporary at Kings Place

Leonard Elschenbroich joined with the 12 ensemble for an evening dedicated to the Suite italienne, a stroll through time though with a focus on contemporary composers.
***11
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The Mariinsky celebrate Stravinsky's 135th

Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra celebrate Stravinsky with a gala that closes with an outstanding Firebird; young talent blooms in A Soldier's Tale
****1
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Two Left Hands in Istanbul: Piano Concertos from Sermet and Varvaresos

Ravel and Prokofiev offer divergent views on the piano left-hand concerto, but fine performances ensure satisfying contrast.
****1
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Boris Berezovsky at the Royal Festival Hall

A recital of incomparable but unrelated works became a lengthy attempt to adapt tempi.
***11
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List of works
3 Pieces for string quartetAgonApollo (Apollon musagète)Apollo (Apollon musagète): suiteAve MariaCapriccio for Piano and OrchestraCircus PolkaConcertino for string quartetConcerto for Piano and Wind InstrumentsConcerto for two pianosConcerto in D for StringsConcerto in E flat major for chamber orchestra "Dumbarton Oaks"CredoDanses ConcertantesDer Kuss der Fee (Le baiser de la fée): SuiteFireworks (Feu d'artifice)Funeral SongHistoire du soldatJeu de cartesKultL'Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale): suiteL'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 NocesObrasOctet for windsOdeOedipus RexPater nosterPerséphonePetrushkaPetrushka Suite (1947 version)Petrushka: Suite for pianoPulcinella SuitePulcinella: Suite ItalienneRite of SpringScherzo fantastique, Op.3Serenade in ASuite Italienne for Violin and PianoSuite 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 Three MovementsSymphony of PsalmsTango, for chamber orchestraThe 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: Infernal DanceThe Firebird: SuiteThe Firebird: Three movementsThe Rake's ProgressThe Rite of Spring: Danse sacraleThree movements from PetrushkaViolin Concerto in D major