Igor Stravinsky News

Date of Birth: June 17, 1882
Date of Death: April 06, 1971 (88)
Birth Place: Orianienbaum, RUSSIA
Gender: Male
Colorado Ballet Announces Full Lineup for 2016-2017 SeasonColorado Ballet Announces Full Lineup for 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs announced the 2016-2017 season, which will feature technically-challenging classical ballets, innovative contemporary works and the 56th annual production of The Nutcracker. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Misty Copeland in A BALLERINA'S TALE, Premiering Tonight on Detroit Public TVSTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Misty Copeland in A BALLERINA'S TALE, Premiering Tonight on Detroit Public TV
by Stage Tube - Feb 9, 2016

Few dancers reach the elite level of ballet; of that already small number only a fraction are black women. Misty Copeland shattered those barriers in 2015, making history as the first African American principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre (ABT). (more...)

Joffrey Ballet to Present WINNING WORKS Program, 3/5Joffrey Ballet to Present WINNING WORKS Program, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

CHICAGO – The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago present four World Premieres in the sixth annual “Winning Works” program, the culmination of Joffrey's 2016 Winning Works Choreographic Competition. This year's Competition winners - Jeffrey Cirio, Christian Denice and Mariana Oliveira each choreographed a work, along with a fourth by Joffrey Academy Artistic Director Alexei Kremnev, titled Coco + Igor. All four works are performed by dancers from the Joffrey Studio Company and the Joffrey Academy Trainee Program. The Joffrey Academy of Dance's “Winning Works” program is presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's Edlis Neeson Theater, 220 E. Chicago Avenue, over three performances only: Saturday, March 5, at 3:00 PM and 7:30 PM and Sunday, March 6 at 3:00 PM.  (more...)

Joffrey Ballet to Host 'Winning Works', 3/5-6Joffrey Ballet to Host 'Winning Works', 3/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago present four World Premieres in the sixth annual "Winning Works" program, the culmination of Joffrey's 2016 Winning Works Choreographic Competition. This year's Competition winners - Jeffrey Cirio, Christian Denice and Mariana Oliveira each choreographed a work, along with a fourth by Joffrey Academy Artistic Director Alexei Kremnev, titled Coco + Igor. All four works are performed by dancers from the Joffrey Studio Company and the Joffrey Academy Trainee Program. The Joffrey Academy of Dance's "Winning Works" program is presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's Edlis Neeson Theater, 220 E. Chicago Avenue, over three performances only: Saturday, March 5, at 3:00 PM and 7:30 PM and Sunday, March 6 at 3:00 PM. (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse Sets Cast of MOON OVER BUFFALOGulfshore Playhouse Sets Cast of MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Gulfshore Playhouse (www.GulfshorePlayhouse.org) - Southwest Florida's premier professional theatre - is pleased to announce the cast of its upcoming production of Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo, a madcap comedy from the author of The Fox on the Fairway and The Game's Afoot, scheduled for February 13 through March 13 at The Norris Center in Naples. (more...)

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence Sets 2016 SeasonFestival d'Aix-en-Provence Sets 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The 68th season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present an international roster of artists in six major vocal productions plus an opera-in-concert from June 30 - July 20. New Festival productions this year are Mozart's Cosi fan tutte directed by Christophe Honore and conducted by Louis Langree with the Freiburger Barockorchester; Debussy's Pelleas et Melisande led by Esa-Pekka Salonen with the Philharmonia Orchestra; and completing the Festival's Handel Cycle, Il Trionfo del tempo e del disinganno conducted by Emmanuelle Haimwith Le Concert d'Astree. In addition, the 2016 season will feature a concert version of Rameau's Zoroastre with Raphael Pichon leading the orchestra and choir of the Ensemble Pygmalion. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Violinist Stefan Jackiw will join the Utah Symphony in a performance of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor led by guest conductor Jun Markl, a returning favorite of the Utah Symphony. The performances takes place on February 5 and 6 at 7:30 PM at Abravanel Hall, and also include Weber's Overture to Der Freischutz, Stravinsky's Petrouchka, and Falla's "Ritual Fire Dance" from El amor brujo. (more...)

Harvard College Opera to Present Stravinsky's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS, 2/4Harvard College Opera to Present Stravinsky's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2016

Cambridge, MA - Tickets are now on sale for Harvard College Opera's production of Stravinsky's 20th century neoclassical English opera The Rake's Progress. Performances will take place February 4, 5 and 6 at 7:30pm, at Agassiz Theater on the Harvard University campus (10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA). A reception will follow the performance on opening night. Tickets ($10-$20) may be purchased through the Harvard Box Office (1350 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA - boxoffice.harvard.edu - 617.496.2222) or at the door pending availability. (more...)

Milwaukee Symphony to Perform Two 'Fantastical' Fairy Tales, 1/22Milwaukee Symphony to Perform Two 'Fantastical' Fairy Tales, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 01/06/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Christopher Seaman, presents two performances of Stravinsky's musical masterpiece The Firebird on January 22 and January 23 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Paired with The Firebird is Dukas's “dance poem in one scene”, La Peri. Also programmed are Elgar's overture In the South (Alassio) and Sibelius's Violin Concerto in D minor as performed by Karen Gomyo. Ms. Gomyo has been hailed as “a first-rate artist of real musical command, vitality, brilliance, and intensity,” by the Chicago Tribune.  (more...)

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra to Present 'Legends,' 2/20-21Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra to Present 'Legends,' 2/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Legends. Folktales. Stories. Written words and oral stories inspire the music for the Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra's winter concert on February 20 and 21. The program features 'Overture to Karelia,' op. 10 by Jean Sibelius, Selections from 'Swan Lake' by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Selections from 'The Firebird' by Igor Stravinsky, and 'Pictures at an Exhibition' by Modest Mussorgsky/arr. Maurice Ravel. (more...)

Dave Douglas & Uri Caine and the Don Byron New Gospel Quintet Set for McCullough Theatre, 1/22Dave Douglas & Uri Caine and the Don Byron New Gospel Quintet Set for McCullough Theatre, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Texas Performing Arts presents DIVINE SPARK jazz masters of spiritual music, featuring Dave Douglas & Uri Caine, and The Don Byron New Gospel Quintet on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 8:00 PM at McCullough Theatre. (more...)

The Library of Congress Awards the Koussevitzky Grant to the California Symphony and Composer in Residence Dan ViscontiThe Library of Congress Awards the Koussevitzky Grant to the California Symphony and Composer in Residence Dan Visconti
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

 Dan Visconti, the California Symphony's Young American Composer in Residence through 2017, has been awarded the prestigious Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundationcommission by the Library of Congress. Visconti was recognized and commissioned for his concerto for guitar and orchestra, Living Language. Living Language will be given its world premiere by the California Symphony, which co-commissioned the work, and Music Director Donato Cabrera with Grammy-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux, on May 6 at the Lincoln Theater at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center in Yountville and May 8 at its home in the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. (more...)

Pacific Northwest Ballet to Present EMERGENCE as Part of Dance Festival, TodayPacific Northwest Ballet to Present EMERGENCE as Part of Dance Festival, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

SEATTLE, WA – For the second program of its 43rd season, Pacific Northwest Ballet provides a crystal-ball look at the next generation of dance makers with EMERGENCE, a program of four contemporary works. PNB audiences have been counting the days until they could see Crystal Pite's Emergence again, and PNB dancers have felt the same way. Kiyon Gaines' Sum Stravinsky was another immediate favorite when it debuted in PNB's 2012 ALL PREMIERE program. The Calling, a haunting work by choreographer Jessica Lang, artistic director of Jessica Lang Dance, receives its PNB season premiere, alongside a world premiere by PNB's own Price Suddarth. EMERGENCE runs for seven performances only, November 6 through 15 at Seattle Center's Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. Tickets start at $30. For more information, contact the PNB Box Office at 206.441.2424, in person at 301 Mercer Street, or online at PNB.org. (more...)

Husband/Wife Duo, Mika and Richard Stoltzman, Return to Carnegie Hall TonightHusband/Wife Duo, Mika and Richard Stoltzman, Return to Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

World-renowned artists Mika (marimba) and Richard Stoltzman (clarinet) return to Carnegie Hall tonight, November 5, 2015, to showcase their amazing versatility and crossover ability in a one-night only concert event. (more...)

Australian Ballet Presents 20:21 Triple Bill TonightAustralian Ballet Presents 20:21 Triple Bill Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

With not a tutu or tiara in sight, the best dance of the 20th century and the freshest of the 21st combine in The Australian Ballet's 20:21. This electrifying triple bill received widespread critical acclaim when it opened in Melbourne in August. Widely anticipated, the Sydney season of this dynamic contemporary work, 20:21 runs at Sydney Opera House from tonight 5 to 21 November. (more...)

Karyn Levitt Releases ERIC BENTLEY'S BREECHT-EISLER SONGBOOK Recording TodayKaryn Levitt Releases ERIC BENTLEY'S BREECHT-EISLER SONGBOOK Recording Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

'Eric Bentley's Brecht-Eisler Songbook,' the debut CD from soprano actress Karyn Levitt, will be available from Roven Records today, October 30. (more...)

Christian Denice, Jeffrey Cirio and Mariana Oliveira Top Joffrey Ballet's 2016 Winning Works CompetitionChristian Denice, Jeffrey Cirio and Mariana Oliveira Top Joffrey Ballet's 2016 Winning Works Competition
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, announces the recipients of the sixth annual Winning Works Choreographic Competition: Jeffrey Cirio, Christian Denice and Mariana Oliveira. (more...)

REINVENTED, SWAN LAKE and More Set for Festival Ballet Providence's 2015-16 SeasonREINVENTED, SWAN LAKE and More Set for Festival Ballet Providence's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Festival Ballet Providence's 2015-16 season features some of the most influential and iconic works of choreography and storytelling in the history of ballet. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston to Present AN EVENING OF POETRY, 11/21Celebrity Series of Boston to Present AN EVENING OF POETRY, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

(Boston) Celebrity Series of Boston will present poet Billy Collins and singer-songwriter Aimee Mann on Saturday, November 21, 2015, at 8:00pm at Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge.  (more...)

Irvine Barclay Theatre Announces November ProgrammingIrvine Barclay Theatre Announces November Programming
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2015

Irvine Barclay Theatre presents The King's Singers, David Sedaris, and Luis Bravo's Forever Tango in November. (more...)

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