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

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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

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Apollon musagète

Hear the ballet music for Apollon musagète, Stravinsky's collaboration with George Balanchine and Coco Chanel.

Wednesday 21 March | 7.30pm

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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

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Classical tendencies. Hear Stravinsky's extraordinary melodrama / ballet Perséphone conducted by Thomas Adès.

Wednesday 11 April | 7.30pm

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Free pre-concert events

Les Noces

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

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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

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Behind the Baton – Andrés Orozco-Estrada

Join Andrés Orozco-Estrada as he answers your questions and talks about Stravinsky.

Saturday 24 March | 6.15pm

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