Part Two: Roaring through Paris in the '20s
Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey
Ah, Paris in the 1920s. Stravinsky was on the rise and rise. But did his vanity outweigh his virtuosity? Either way, his music proved a fertile group for collaboration with the artists and designers of the moment including Coco Chanel, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.
Reinvention by looking back. Enjoy Stravinsky's Pulcinella, a joyful twist on old Baroque music.
Wednesday 28 February | 7.30pm
The Fairy's Kiss
An homage to Tchaikovsky. Enjoy Stravinsky's adaptation of Tchaikovsky's music, plus Daniil Trifonov plays Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1.
Saturday 17 March | 7.30pm
Hear the ballet music for Apollon musagète, Stravinsky's collaboration with George Balanchine and Coco Chanel.
Wednesday 21 March | 7.30pm
Symphony of Psalms
A new religion. Stravinsky's choral music showcases his new-found faith. Plus Patricia Kopatchinskaja performs his 'unplayable' Violin Concerto.
Saturday 24 March | 7.30pm
Classical tendencies. Hear Stravinsky's extraordinary melodrama / ballet Perséphone conducted by Thomas Adès.
Wednesday 11 April | 7.30pm
Free pre-concert events
Vasily Petrenko conducts members of the LPO and its Foyle Future Firsts alongside students from the Royal College of Music in a free performance of Les Noces.
Friday 23 February | 6.00pm
Behind the Baton – Vasily Petrenko
Put your questions to conductor Vasily Petrenko before he takes the stage to perform Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and Ravel
Wednesday 28 February | 6.15pm
Behind the Baton – Andrés Orozco-Estrada
Join Andrés Orozco-Estrada as he answers your questions and talks about Stravinsky.
Saturday 24 March | 6.15pm