Igor Stravinsky News

Date of Birth: June 17, 1882
Date of Death: April 06, 1971 (88)
Birth Place: Orianienbaum, RUSSIA
Gender: Male
Broadway's WAR PAINT, COME FROM AWAY and More Get Behind-the-Scenes Looks in Guggenheim's Spring 2017 'Works & Process' SeriesBroadway's WAR PAINT, COME FROM AWAY and More Get Behind-the-Scenes Looks in Guggenheim's Spring 2017 'Works & Process' Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Works & Process at the Guggenheim has announced its spring 2017 season. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Recital by Pianist Daniil Trifonov to Be Broadcast Live on medici.tvCarnegie Hall Recital by Pianist Daniil Trifonov to Be Broadcast Live on medici.tv
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Carnegie Hall today announced that the recital by pianist Daniil Trifonov on Wednesday, December 7 at 8:00 p.m. EST in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, will be webcast free of charge to a worldwide audience, thanks to the Hall's continued collaboration with medici.tv. (more...)

Rediscovered Stravinsky FUNERAL SONG To Be Featured In Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/6-11Rediscovered Stravinsky FUNERAL SONG To Be Featured In Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/6-11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) announces a program change for its subscription concerts on April 6-11, 2017.  Igor Stravinsky's recently rediscovered Funeral Song (Pogrebal'naya Pesnya), replaces Glinka's Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila in these concerts. Conductor Charles Dutoit leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in the U.S. premiere of the Stravinsky work on Thursday, April 6 at 8 p.m. Dvo?ak's Cello Concerto with Truls Mork as soloist and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5 remain on the program, as previously announced. (more...)

Stravinsky Funeral Song: US Premiere and More AnnouncedStravinsky Funeral Song: US Premiere and More Announced
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Following its rediscovery last year and performance in St. Petersburg in December, Stravinsky's Funeral Song receives premieres in 15 countries around the world, programmed by leading orchestras and conductors. (more...)

Stravinsky's Long-Lost Funeral Song to be Broadcast Live on medici.tv and FacebookStravinsky's Long-Lost Funeral Song to be Broadcast Live on medici.tv and Facebook
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

On Friday, December 2, 2016 medici.tv will broadcast what is being billed as the world premiere of Funeral Song, Igor Stravinsky's recently rediscovered work for orchestra, live from the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg with Maestro Valery Gergiev leading the Mariinsky Orchestra. The program will also include Stravinsky's The Firebird and Rimsky-Korsakov's Suite from The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya. (more...)

The CSO Collaborates with BalletMet to Present the RUSSIAN WINTER FESTIVAL 1/6- 1/7The CSO Collaborates with BalletMet to Present the RUSSIAN WINTER FESTIVAL 1/6- 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

In this first installment of the CSO's Russian Winter Festival, Music Director Rossen Milanov will conduct this exciting collaboration featuring the musicians of the CSO and principal dancers of BalletMet in unparalleled performances of Stravinsky's fascinating Petrouchka and selections from Prokofiev's romantic Romeo and Juliet. BBC New Generation Artist Elena Urioste will also perform Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, providing a perfect complement to this not-to-be-missed evening of Russian music. The Russian Winter Festival will be enhanced by educational and interactive offerings throughout the week prior to the concerts. (more...)

YBCA Presents the World Premiere of Gregory Dawson's LES VERITES, 1/27YBCA Presents the World Premiere of Gregory Dawson's LES VERITES, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) announces the world premiere of artistic director Gregory Dawson's les vérités, a work celebrating dawsondancesf's past decade of dance performances, featuring influential artists who have supported their craft since dawsondancesf's inception in 2007. dawsondancesf is known for its rich, raw, highly energized style of movement and its focus on creative experimentation. (more...)

The CSO's Access Series to Explore Stravinsky's PETROUCHKAThe CSO's Access Series to Explore Stravinsky's PETROUCHKA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Led by CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov, this Access Series concert is devoted to the inimitable world of Russian composer Igor Stravinsky and his groundbreaking ballet, Petrouchka. (more...)

Igor Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG Brought To Life In St. PetersburgIgor Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG Brought To Life In St. Petersburg
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

An orchestral work by the young Igor Stravinsky, assumed lost for over a century, receives its first performance in modern times in St Petersburg on 2 December. Funeral Song (Pogrebal'naya Pesnya) was composed by the 26-year-old composer as a memorial tribute to his beloved teacher Rimsky-Korsakov and, as his op.5, is the missing link between his early Fireworks and Scherzo Fantastique and his ballet The Firebird, written for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, which launched Stravinsky's international career. (more...)

Jasmine Cephas Jones, Megan Hilty, Adrienne Truscott and More Coming Up at Joe's PubJasmine Cephas Jones, Megan Hilty, Adrienne Truscott and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running November 23 - December 4, 2016. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Sets Lineup for Stave Sessions 2017Celebrity Series of Boston Sets Lineup for Stave Sessions 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The Celebrity Series of Boston has announced the line-up for the 3rd annual Stave Sessions, a unique music series that showcases the innovative, the experimental, and the collaborative approaches of emerging artists.  The 2017 Stave Sessions will take place March 21-25, 2017.  (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Announces Line-Up for Stave Sessions 2017Celebrity Series of Boston Announces Line-Up for Stave Sessions 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The Celebrity Series of Boston has announced the line-up for the 3rd annual Stave Sessions, a unique music series that showcases the innovative, the experimental, and the collaborative approaches of emerging artists. (more...)

John Turturro, Alan Cumming, Jasmine Cephas Jones and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubJohn Turturro, Alan Cumming, Jasmine Cephas Jones and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from November 16-27, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Pacific Northwest Ballet Shows Sophistication and FlairBWW Review: Pacific Northwest Ballet Shows Sophistication and Flair
by Erica Miner - Nov 9, 2016

The theme running through the sophisticated, contemporary triple bill now in repertoire for PNB is that of yearning (more...)

Three Local Premieres and More Slated for Riverside Symphony's 2016-17 SeasonThree Local Premieres and More Slated for Riverside Symphony's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

An impressive and fascinating breadth of repertory will mark Riverside Symphony's 2016-17, three-concert Alice Tully Hall series. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Featured in OUT OF THE SHADOWS Choral Concert, 11/19San Francisco Opera Featured in OUT OF THE SHADOWS Choral Concert, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Earlier today, San Francisco Opera added a new attraction to its fall 2016 Season with Out of the Sh (more...)

The Town Hall to Open New Season with Mariza, Diego El Cigala and TomatitoThe Town Hall to Open New Season with Mariza, Diego El Cigala and Tomatito
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

Portuguese fado singer Mariza, flamenco/jazz singer Diego El Cigala and flamenco guitarist Tomatito headline a unique series of shows at The Town Hall this October. (more...)

Q2 Music to Broadcast 2016 NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute ConcertQ2 Music to Broadcast 2016 NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

WQXR's online new-music station Q2 Music will broadcast the 2016 NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute concert, "Scores: New Orchestral Works," on Tuesday, October 18, at 9 pm. The program-a live NJSO performance under the baton of David Robertson, recorded on July 16 at the Richardson Auditorium in Princeton-features new works by the four composers of the 2016 NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, as well as a work from Institute Director Steven Mackey.The broadcast, which will include interviews with the Institute composers, will become available for on-demand listening in the archives at www.q2music.org. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Announces Fall Favorites at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community CollegeAmerican Repertory Ballet Announces Fall Favorites at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

American Repertory Ballet is pleased to make a return engagement today, October 8 at 3:00 p.m., at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ, presenting Fall Favorites, a program of mixed repertoire. (more...)

BWW Review: Shimmering Dancers in New York City Ballet's JEWELSBWW Review: Shimmering Dancers in New York City Ballet's JEWELS
by Marsha Volgyi - Oct 7, 2016

Jewels, choreographed by George Balanchine, performed on Friday September 30, 2016 at The Koch Theater was a wonderful beginning to the weekend. This ballet is a truly priceless gem in the repertoire of the New York City Ballet. The three-act storyless ballet is quite distinctive with its style and music. (more...)

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