Posts Tagged ‘stravinsky’

Garrick Ohlsson with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, Reviewed

Length aside, it’s a gorgeous piece, even more so in the hands of an expert soloist.

Aaron Goldman with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, Reviewed

A star flutist is all well and good, but how many people would show up for two Stravinsky programs in a row?

ToDo ToDay: Pocket Operas! Teen Mom!

When selecting its latest lineup of "pocket operas," shorter works that aren’t normally presented together, the In Series opera company looked all the way back to 1918. In that year, both Stravinsky and Puccini managed to create L’Histoire Du Soldat (Story of the Soldier) and Gianni Schicchi, respectively. Stravinsky’s dance/dramatic reading is kind of like a Russian [...]

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