London: Stravinsky - Myths

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 19:30 to 21:30

This concert is part of the Stravinsky: Myths & Rituals series. It explores Stravinsky’s fascination with classical mythology.

Music of great subtlety and exquisite beauty, Apollon musagète and Orpheus sit alongside Stravinsky’s alluring melodrama based on the Homeric hymn to the goddess Persephone, retold in collaboration with the French novelist and poet André Gide, here narrated by Pauline Cheviller.

The concert will be recorded by BBC Radio 3 and broadcast on 26 September 2016.

Performers: London Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen. Andrew Staples, tenor. Philharmonia Voices choir. Tiffin Boys' Choir. Pauline Cheviller, narrator.

Time: 25 September 2016, at 7.30pm-9.30pm
Venue: Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London SE1
More information: London Philharmonia Orchestra website


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