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Articles tagged with "Igor Stravinsky"

How St Petersburg has inspired writers and composers

2 November 2016

Russia’s second city has inspired numerous great ballets, operas, plays and works of literature.

BBC Proms 2016: Our must-see recommendations

15 July 2016

With more than 90 concerts over the course of eight weeks, it can be difficult to know where to start.

Irresistible stories: Myth and art

22 June 2015

Fantastical stories thousands of years old continue to influence today’s most prominent artists.

Venice has provided setting and inspiration for countless operas


3 October 2014

The city has an important association with the art form that reaches from I due Foscari to Death in Venice.

The myths behind the ballets: A quick guide to Sampling the Myth

28 August 2014

Dance has long been inspired by myths and folk tales, with Deloitte Ignite offering extracts of classics and new works on one bill.

Watch: Insights into The Rite of Spring

5 November 2013

Monica Mason rehearses with Claudia Dean, and Barry Wordsworth demonstrates how to conduct a work built on revolutionary rhythms.

Stravinsky and ballet: 'See the music, hear the dance'

31 October 2013

With The Rite of Spring returning, we look at some of Stravinsky's other iconic ballet scores.

The Rite of Spring celebrates 100 years

29 May 2013

The iconic ballet had its premiere century ago today.