A few headlines for your Monday morning: Detroit Symphony President Anne Parsons signs on for another three years, The Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas is no more and the Primrose International Viola Competition has named a winner.
Watch the Bolshoi Ballet dancing Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird ballet, choreographed by Mikhail Fokine.
Each year a notable composer is brought to campus for the annual OSU Contemporary Music Festival: this year the festival honored composer Donald Harris, who founded the festival in 2000.
Local musicians, dancers and narrators will present a new version of Igor Stravinsky’s ‘A Soldier’s Tale’ this Sunday, May 1 in Columbus Foundation’s Davis Hall. The work is designed to blend ad push artistic boundaries.
Today’s Classical Haiku honors Igor Stravinsky, the great modernist, who channeled an angular world into works of music.
Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s and Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s both wrote pieces audiences loved to hate.
Coco and Igor, directed by Jan Kounen and starring Mad Mikkelson as Stravinsky and Anna Mougalis as Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel is fun and draws interesting parallels between Igor Stravinsky’s and Chanel’s work.
I’ve been spending some time with a piece new to me, Stravinsky’s Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments. In my research I was pleased to see a name that has long intrigued me, and the subject of a recent biography by Sylvia Kahan, Winnaretta Singer.
Boyce Lancaster talks with Maestro Albert-George Schram, former staff conductor of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, about conductor’s egos. Schram tells the tale of Igor Stravinsky conducting his own score, and how his ego led him astray.
Boyce Lancaster talks with Maestro Albert-George Schram, former staff conductor of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, about Igor Stravinsky’s foray into jazz, the Ebony Concerto (1945) and the Concerto in E-flat, a.k.a. Dumbarton Oaks (1937–38).