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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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KilkennyThe Orthodox Spirit

Stravinsky, Sarti, Schnittke, Bortniansky, Rachmaninov
Chamber Choir Ireland; Paul Hillier

LondonProm 50

Beethoven, Stravinsky, Barry
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla; Leila Josefowicz; Allan Clayton

StockholmOedipus Rex

Stravinsky
Esa-Pekka Salonen; Peter Sellars; Royal Swedish Opera; Dunya Ramicova; Violeta Urmana; Joseph Kaiser; Joshua Stewart

LondonProm 60

Stravinsky, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra; Vasily Petrenko; Leif Ove Andsnes

Hong KongSeason Opening: Jaap and Yuja

Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra; Jaap van Zweden; Yuja Wang
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Spanish-tinged Cleveland Orchestra program at Blossom

Gustavo Gimeno conducted the Cleveland Orchestra in a colorful program inclusive of a pair of Spanish works, Stravinsky’s Firebird, and the Lalo Cello Concerto with soloist Johannes Moser.
***11
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Ballets Russes' Gesamtkunstwerk in Pompeii

Rome Opera Ballet in Massine's Parade/Pulcinella "under the volcano" for the anniversary of Picasso's visit to Pompeii and Naples.
****1
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McBurney paints a blank canvas in Aix

Simon McBurney's production of The Rake's Progress for Festival d'Aix-en-Provence begins with the equivalent of a blank page – a simple white paper box onto which he pours his inspiration.
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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.
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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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List of works
3 Pieces for clarinet solo3 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): SuiteDuo concertantElegy for solo violaFanfare for a New Theatre for 2 trumpetsFireworks (Feu d'artifice)Funeral SongJeu de cartesKultL'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 NocesMassMon Elue Noire (My BlackChosen One): Sacre #2ObrasOctet for windsOdeOedipus RexPastoralePater nosterPerséphonePetrushkaPetrushka Suite (1947 version)Petrushka: Suite for pianoPulcinella SuitePulcinella: Suite ItalienneRagtime for eleven playersScherzo fantastique, Op.3Scherzo à la russeScènes de ballet, for orchestraSerenade in AStravinsky Violin ConcertoSuite 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