Sir Andrew Davis conductor
Ravel Mother Goose Suite
Stravinsky Firebird Suite (1919)
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
In the early decades of the Twentieth Century, Igor Stravinsky created a series of ballet scores which are among the greatest ever composed, including the rapturous and exotic Firebird and the visceral and intense Rite of Spring. Telling its tale of the liberation of captive souls from the evil enchantment of Katschei, the Firebird reaches a stirring, jubilant climax. The Rite of Spring delves into a darker, ancient past to create its unique, mesmerising world of barbaric power.
In contrast, Ravel’s Mother Goose is an idyllic evocation of childhood. Inspired by the fairy tale creators of the French Baroque, the suite achieves its powerful emotional effect through the simple radiance of its poetic vision.
Together these three towering masterpieces make up one momentous concert.
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Individual concerts available: 26 September
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