Stravinsky Festival

Stravinsky the Collaborator – trailer

Picasso, Matisse, Chanel ... Stravinsky worked with them all. Watch our latest trailer for Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey.

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The big three ballets – trailer

Watch our trailer for the first three Stravinsky ballets we are performing as part of Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey.

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Bassoon solo from The Rite of Spring

Once you've heard the eery bassoon solo that opens The Rite of Spring, you'll never forget it. LPO Principal Bassoon Jonathan Davies introduces the joys and challenges of this iconic solo. Hear it live on Saturday 21 February as part of Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey.

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Concerts – Part Three: Exile?

September 1939. The unthinkable becomes reality as Germany invades Poland and Britain and France enter a war that would see the deaths of over 50 million people. Stravinsky, survivor of one world war, takes a steamer boat to Manhattan. He would not set foot in Europe for a decade. Filled with new inspirations and sounds we explore what impact the United States had on our émigré celebrity.

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