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