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Igor Stravinsky News

Date Of Birth:
June 17, 1882
Date Of Death:
April 06, 1971 (88)
Birth Place:
Orianienbaum, RUSSIA
Gender:
Male
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42nd Annual Bach Week Festival to Feature 'Brandenburg' Concertos42nd Annual Bach Week Festival to Feature 'Brandenburg' Concertos
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

The 42nd annual edition of the Chicago area's Bach Week Festival will feature all six of J. S. Bach's beloved 'Brandenburg' Concertos, performed in the course of concerts April 10 at Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston and May 1 and 3 at Anderson Chapel at North Park University on Chicago's North Side. The festival is a collaboration between Bach Week and North Park's School of Music. This will be the first Bach Week Festival to present the complete 'Brandenburg' Concerto cycle. Two of the concertos will anchor each principal concert program, alongside other Bach compositions. An intimate, late-evening Candlelight Concert in Evanston on April 10 will offer music for recorder and theorbo, another festival first. (more...)

Yo-Yo Ma, Martha Graham Dance, THE RIVER and More Set for UW World Series' 2015-16 SeasonYo-Yo Ma, Martha Graham Dance, THE RIVER and More Set for UW World Series' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Executive and Artistic Director Michelle Witt today announced the UW World Series 2015-16 Season, featuring internationally acclaimed artists in music and dance from around the globe. (more...)

2015 Vail International Dance Festival Season Set2015 Vail International Dance Festival Season Set
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

The Vail International Dance Festival announces its 2015 schedule to be held July 27 through August 10, marking its 27th season with world premieres, exceptional debuts, and captivating collaborations. (more...)

Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2015-2016 Season, Which Features EMERGENCE, ROMEO ET JULIETTEPacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2015-2016 Season, Which Features EMERGENCE, ROMEO ET JULIETTE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Artistic Director Peter Boal has announced to subscribers the line-up for Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2015-2016 season. Highlights include a program devoted to the work of American master choreographers George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, and Twyla Tharp; the return of popular works by Balanchine (The Prodigal Son), Robbins (The Concert), Christopher Wheeldon (Tide Harmonic), and Crystal Pite (Emergence); two story ballets (Romeo et Juliette and Coppelia), PNB premieres by Justin Peck, Jessica Lang, and Alejandro Cerrudo; a newly reconstructed Le Corsaire: A Pirate's Tale for matinee fanily audiences; and the unveiling of Balanchine's The Nutcrackerwith brand-new sets and costumes by Ian Falconer. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

PITTSBURGH – It's going to get hot in Heinz Hall during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Stravinsky's Firebird on March 6-8. (more...)

Sonic Boom Music Festival 2015 to Kick Off March 25 in VancouverSonic Boom Music Festival 2015 to Kick Off March 25 in Vancouver
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

The Sonic Boom Festival returns for its 28th year of contemporary classical music (new music). This truly unique musical experience will run for only 5 days, from March 25-29th, in two acoustically beautiful venues on Seymour Street in downtown Vancouver - the Orpheum Annex and Pyatt Hall. (more...)

The Raah Project to Launch New Album at Arts Centre MelbourneThe Raah Project to Launch New Album at Arts Centre Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

With musical influences as diverse as Charlie Parker, Kanye West, Igor Stravinsky, Roots Manuva, hyper dub and King Tubby - The Raah Project returns to Arts Centre Melbourne for the debut of their sophomore album, Take Me Elsewhere on Friday 13 March. (more...)

Yan Pascal Tortelier to Lead BSO in THE FIREBIRD QUITE, 2/27-28Yan Pascal Tortelier to Lead BSO in THE FIREBIRD QUITE, 2/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

One of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's (BSO) favorite guest conductors, Yan Pascal Tortelier returns to the podium to lead the Orchestra in Stravinsky's The Firebird Suite on Friday, February 27 at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Saturday, February 28 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore. Also on the program are Berlioz's Le Corsaire overture ('The Pirate'), Ravel's Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello and Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23, performed by pianist Louis Lortie, hailed by many as an authority on the music of Mozart. Please see below for complete program details. (more...)

CCM to Open Spring Choral Series, 2/8CCM to Open Spring Choral Series, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music's (CCM) Department of Choral Studies presents a strikingly diverse and unique series of concerts this spring. (more...)

Oakland University Students to Join Oakland Symphony Orchestra, 2/15Oakland University Students to Join Oakland Symphony Orchestra, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

At 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 15, five of OU's most promising music students will perform with the Oakland Symphony Orchestra (OSO) in the 18th Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert. They are the winners of the 2014-2015 Oakland University Concerto Competition. (more...)

BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Brings its Unique Flavor to Lincoln CenterBWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Brings its Unique Flavor to Lincoln Center
by Rose Marija - Feb 2, 2015

In the first week of New York City Ballet's return to the Koch Theater after Nutcracker season, I was excited to attend the January 21st performance featuring Russian composers. (more...)

BWW Special Coverage: The Kansas City Ballet Announces Their 2015-2016 SeasonBWW Special Coverage: The Kansas City Ballet Announces Their 2015-2016 Season
by Steve Wilson - Jan 26, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO (January 26, 2015) - The Kansas City Ballet today announced the 2015-2016 season. The 58th season will commence with the Kansas City Premiere of The Three Musketeers, choreography by Andre Prokovsky and music by Guiseppe Verdi, to be followed by the unveiling of Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney's all new production of The Nutcracker. Following the holiday classic, the winter program will feature the Kansas City Premiere of Swan Lake, choreography by Devon Carney, after Marius Petipa with the beloved music of Tchaikovsky. The 2015-16 season will finish with a joyful Spring Program featuring Kansas City Premieres of Adam Hougland's The Rite of Spring as well as new works by choreographers Helen Pickett, Viktor Plotnikov, and Yuri Possokhov. The Kansas City Symphony, conducted by renowned Kansas City Music Director Ramona Pansegrau, will accompany the 2015-2016 season. (more...)

March at The University Musical Society Features A BILL FRISELL AMERICANA CELEBRATION, KYLE ABRAHAM/ ABRAHAM.IN.MOTION and MoreMarch at The University Musical Society Features A BILL FRISELL AMERICANA CELEBRATION, KYLE ABRAHAM/ ABRAHAM.IN.MOTION and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

The University Musical Society (UMS) heads into spring of its 2014-2015 season with an eclectic March line-up. The month of performances begins with jazz guitarist Bill Frisell performing a rare and intimate solo-guitar concert (Thursday, March 12), followed by a performance by Bill Frisell and his band When You Wish Upon a Star, featuring Petra Haden, Eyvind Kang, Thomas Morgan, and Rudy Royston (Friday, March 13). (more...)

Suzanne Farrell Ballet & Theater Ballet Moscow Announce New Artistic PartnershipSuzanne Farrell Ballet & Theater Ballet Moscow Announce New Artistic Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, the Kennedy Center's own ballet company, will engage in an artistic partnership with Theatre Ballet Moscow in February 2015 to perform George Balanchine's Monumentum Pro Gesualdo. The Suzanne Farrell Ballet will also perform Balanchine's Movements for Piano and Orchestra. Theatre Ballet Moscow will complete the program with pieces by George Aleksidze and Paul Mejia. Through this artistic partnership, Theatre Ballet Moscow will have the opportunity to take classes and learn Balanchine's choreography from Ms. Farrell, one of Balanchine's foremost interpreters, and rehearse with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet. Performances will take place February 26 and 27 at 7:00pm at the Cultural Centre ZIL in Moscow. (more...)

The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Tours Russia for Artistic Partnership With Theatre Ballet Moscow, FebruaryThe Suzanne Farrell Ballet Tours Russia for Artistic Partnership With Theatre Ballet Moscow, February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, the Kennedy Center's own ballet company, will engage in an artistic partnership with Theatre Ballet Moscow in February 2015 to perform George Balanchine'sMonumentum Pro Gesualdo. The Suzanne Farrell Ballet will also perform Balanchine's Movements for Piano and Orchestra. Theatre Ballet Moscow will complete the program with pieces by George Aleksidze and Paul Mejia. Through this artistic partnership, Theatre Ballet Moscow will have the opportunity to take classes and learn Balanchine's choreography from Ms. Farrell, one of Balanchine's foremost interpreters, and rehearse with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet. Performances will take place February 26 and 27 at 7:00pm at the Cultural Centre ZIL in Moscow. (more...)

The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande to Launch US Tour, 2/12The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande to Launch US Tour, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

From February 12 to 21, 2015, the Geneva-based Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (OSR), one of Switzerland's leading orchestras, tours to California, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, DC to perform its signature interpretations of early 20th-century French and Russian repertoire. Conductor Charles Dutoit, born in Lausanne in the Suisse romande, the French-speaking part of Switzerland, leads the OSR in Debussy's “Ibéria”, Ravel's La valse and Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2 in separate programs, and Stravinsky's The Song of the Nightingale. Russian pianist Nikolaï Lugansky joins the OSR in performances of Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. With these programs, Mr. Dutoit pays tribute to the flagship repertoire and spirit of his mentor Ernest Ansermet, the founder and longstanding music director of the OSR. (more...)

Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with KEEPING THE DREAM at NJPAC, 1/16-17Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with KEEPING THE DREAM at NJPAC, 1/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) observes its Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, "Keeping the Dream" on Friday, January 16 and Saturday, January 17 with performances, a Ninth Annual Girl Scout Sleepover, and student/family arts education workshops. (more...)

Violinist Nikolaj Znaider to Play Concert with LA Philharmonic, 1/16Violinist Nikolaj Znaider to Play Concert with LA Philharmonic, 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

WHAT: Andrey Boreyko returns to lead the LA Phil and Danish-Israeli master violinist Nikolaj Znaider in three performances at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Fridayand Saturday, January 16 and 17, at 8 pm, and Sunday, January 18, at 2 pm. The program features the U.S. premiere of Górecki's LA Phil-commissioned Fourth Symphony. Boreyko conducted the highly anticipated world premiere of the piece with the London Philharmonic Orchestra to considerable acclaim last season. (more...)

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association Presents Jan-Mar SeasonLos Angeles Philharmonic Association Presents Jan-Mar Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2015

Los Angeles Philharmonic presents Anthony Newman, John Adams, Kremer & Trifonov in Recital, and more January-March 2015 at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. (more...)

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence's 67th Season to Feature World Premieres, French Premieres & MoreFestival d'Aix-en-Provence's 67th Season to Feature World Premieres, French Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The 67th season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present the world premiere productions of operas by Handel and Mozart; the French premiere of Jonathan Dove's children's opera The Monster in the Maze led by Sir Simon Rattle with the London Symphony Orchestra; and a revival of director Robert Carsen's acclaimed 1991 Festival production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Festival's major vocal presentations this season will also include Serbian composer Ana Sokolovi?'s unconventional one-act a capella opera Svadba (Marriage), and a double bill presenting Persephone,Stravinsky's melodrama for tenor, female narrator, choir, children's choir, dancers and orchestra, with Tchaikovsky's last opera, Iolanta. (more...)

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