The Russian Stravinsky: A Philharmonic Festival

Over three extraordinary weeks the Philharmonic performs the largest single-composer festival in history.

Event Venue:

Avery Fisher Hall

Event Date:

April 21, 2012 to April 24, 2010

LIMITED AVAILABILITY: April 21 - May 8, 2010

Over three extraordinary weeks the Philharmonic performs the largest single-composer festival in history. The Russian Stravinsky celebrates the colorful and passionate pulse of the man who penned some of the 20th century's most beloved and revolutionary music. All concerts are conducted by Valery Gergiev.
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Wed, Apr 21 7:30pm & Thu, Apr 22 7:30pm
Jeu de cartes
Symphonies of Wind Instruments
The Firebird (complete)

Fri, Apr 23 2:00pm & Sat, Apr 24 8:00pm LIMITED AVAILABILITY
Jeu de cartes
Symphony of Psalms
The Firebird (complete)
Mariinsky Theatre Chorus, Andrei Petrenko (Director)

Wed, Apr 28 7:30pm & Thu, Apr 29 7:30pm Le Roi des étoiles
Violin Concerto
Oedipus Rex
Leonidas Kavakos (Violin), Anthony Dean Griffey (Tenor, Oedipus), Waltraud Meier (Mezzo-Soprano, Jocasta), Mikhail Petrenko (Bass, Creon and Messenger/Tiresias), Ilya Bannik (Bass, Tiresias/Creon and Messenger), Alexander Timchenko (Tenor, A Shepherd), Jeremy Irons (Narrator, The Speaker), Mariinsky Theatre Chorus, Andrei Petrenko (Director)

Fri, Apr 30 8:00pm & Sat, May 1 8:00pm
Orpheus Oedipus Rex
Please see Apr 28-29 listing for Oedipus Rex cast

Sun, May 2 3:00pm
L’Histoire du soldat (The Soldier’s Tale)
Alexander Timchenko (Tenor), Dimitry Voropaev (Tenor), Gennady Bezzubenkov (Bass), Andrei Serov (Bass), Alec Baldwin (Narrator), Daniel Davis (Devil), Matt Cavenaugh (Soldier), Musicians of the New York Philharmonic

Wed, May 5 7:30pm & Thu, May 6 7:30pm
Symphony in C
Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra
Petrushka (1911 version)
Denis Matsuev (Piano)
Valery Gergiev’s appearance is made possible through the Daisy and Paul Soros Endowment Fund.

Fri, May 7 8:00pm LIMITED AVAILABILITY & Sat, May 8 11:00am
Symphony in Three Movements
Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments
The Rite of Spring
Alexei Volodin (Piano)
There will be no post-concert discussion following the May 8th matinee.

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The Russian Stravinsky is generously sponsored by Yoko Nagae Ceschina and the Kaplen Foundation. Supported, in part, by The Trust for Mutual Understanding. Photos: Valery Gergiev by Decca-Marco Borggreve, Igor Stravinsky courtesy Getty Images. Programs of the New York Philharmonic are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. ©2010 New York Philharmonic.

Pre-Concert Talks one hour before concert time.
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