Part One: Revolution
Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey
Russia 1908. Teetering between revolutions, St Petersburg plays host to a concert featuring two works by a young composer. In the audience was critic and showman Serge Diaghilev. So begins a relationship which will create a musical revolution.
Symphony No. 1
Stravinsky’s journey starts here, as a music student in Russia. Enjoy his First Symphony, alongside work from his teachers and peers.
Saturday 3 February | 7.30pm
The big break. Hear the music that launched Stravinsky into stardom.
Wednesday 7 February | 7.30pm
Stravinsky conjures up images of Russia in his ballet Petrushka.
Saturday 10 February | 7.30pm
The Rite of Spring
Hear the music that made Stravinsky an icon, and provoked a riot at its premiere ... or did it?
Wednesday 21 February | 7.30pm
Stravinsky's First Ballets
Hear about Stravinsky's first 3 ballets with the Ballets Russes then book to hear them this February.
Free pre-concert events
Behind the Baton – Vladimir Jurowski
Conductor Vladimir Jurowski answers your questions and talks all things Stravinsky.
Saturday 3 February | 6.15pm
Behind the Baton – Juanjo Mena
Before conducting The Rite of Spring, Juanjo Mena discusses Stravinsky and answers your questions.
Wednesday 21 February | 6.15pm