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Changing Faces: Stravinsky's Journey
Beethoven The Creatures of Prometheus
Vladimir Jurowski conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
The Greek myths are as ancient as the art of music itself – and every bit as powerful. Orpheus tamed Hell with music; they say his melodies could make even rocks and trees dance. Prometheus dared to steal fire from the Gods, and gave mankind the gift of creativity. Tonight, Stravinsky and Beethoven – two of music’s most revolutionary geniuses – tackle these legends head-on, transforming myth into dance in two startlingly original ballet scores. Vladimir Jurowski conducts these rare full performances, with award-winning Russian puppet and dance company Theater Trikster bringing these two ballets to life with puppets and shadow puppets. Stravinsky’s Journey takes a delightful, distinctive and dazzlingly original turn in this unique performance.
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