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12:00 PM , Royal Festival Hall , London

Before the Firebird...

FUNharmonics family concert

Sadly this event has now been cancelled

Paul Rissmann Before the Firebird
Stravinsky Excerpts from The Firebird

Michael Seal conductor
Paul Rissmann presenter/composer
Catrine Kirkman singer/narrator
Deansfield Primary School Choir
Royal Greenwich and Blackheath Halls Choir
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Igor Stravinsky’s magical ballet score The Firebird weaves the tale of a Prince, a powerful bird, and their battle to defeat an evil sorcerer and release 13 captive sisters. But just how did these brave sisters end up under King Katschei’s spell in the first place? Composer Paul Rissmann and librettist Hazel Gould’s fantastic new prequel to the traditional story may have the answer. Join the LPO for some compelling storytelling and fantastic new participatory music, plus extracts from Stravinsky’s original score.