Igor Stravinsky

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Born: 1882-1971
Nationality: Russian
Education/Training:
father was a leading operatic Russian bass of his day; lessons in piano and music theory as a child; studied law and philosophy at St. Petersburg University; later became a private student of Rimsky-Korsakov
Best Known For: first he moved to revolutionize music, then pioneered neo-classicism, then joined the serialists towards the end of his life
Notable Compositions:
composed many ballets for the Ballets Russes and Sergei Diaghilev, including The Firebird, Petrushka, Pulcinella and The Rite of Spring; choral works include The Symphony of Psalms and Les Noces, as well as the oratorio Oedipus Rex and the opera The Rake's Progress
Assignments:
made most of his living as a performer, playing piano and conducting
Curious Facts: he moved from Russia to Paris and finally to Los Angeles in 1940
Quotes: "If, as is nearly the case, music appears to express something, this is only an illusion and not a reality." -Igor Stravinsky
REPERTOIRE : Symphony of Psalms
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Stravinksy + Mozart 10/05/2006
Dare 10/24/2004
LA Phil: Stravinsky 02/22/2001
LA Phil: Stravinsky + Mozart 10/06/2006
LA Phil: Stravinsky + Mozart 10/08/2006
LA Phil: Stravinsky & Haydn 02/22/1996
LA Phil: Stravinsky & Haydn 02/23/1996
LA Phil: Stravinsky & Haydn 02/25/1996
LA Phil: Stravinsky & Beethoven 10/07/1993
LA Phil: Stravinsky & Beethoven 10/08/1993
LA Phil: Stravinsky & Beethoven 10/09/1993
LA Phil: Stravinsky & Beethoven 10/10/1993
LA Phil: Stravinsky & Beethoven 08/13/1991
LA Phil: Stravinsky 02/23/2001
LA Phil: Stravinsky 02/25/2001
LA Phil: Stravinsky 04/16/2009
LA Phil: Stravinsky 04/17/2008
LA Phil: Stravinsky 04/18/2009
LA Phil: Stravinsky 04/19/2009
Bruckner & Stravinsky 02/12/2012
LA Phil: Bach and Mozart 12/19/1974
LA Phil: Bach and Mozart 12/20/1974
LA Phil: Bach and Mozart 12/22/1974
LA Phil: Stravinsky 07/03/1982
REPERTOIRE : The Rite of Spring
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Sonic L.A. 10/23/2003
REPERTOIRE : Les Noces (The Wedding)
CONCERTDATES
Love and Marriage 02/08/2003
Ojai 61st Music Festival 06/08/2007
Britten, Stravinsky & Mozart 02/26/1978
Williams, Stravinsky & Orff 03/16/1968
LA Phil: Les Noces 03/05/1968
LA Phil: Les Noces 03/06/1968
LA Phil: Les Noces 03/10/1968
LA Phil: Les Noces 03/12/1968
Stravinsky & Adams 03/26/2017
REPERTOIRE : King of the Stars
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Stravinsky 02/22/2001
LA Phil: Stravinsky 02/23/2001
LA Phil: Stravinsky 02/25/2001
REPERTOIRE : Perséphone
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Stravinsky 02/22/2001
LA Phil: Stravinsky 02/23/2001
LA Phil: Stravinsky 02/25/2001
REPERTOIRE : Pater Noster
CONCERTDATES
Golden Age of Choral Music 03/24/2001
REPERTOIRE : Ave Maria
CONCERTDATES
Golden Age of Choral Music 03/24/2001
REPERTOIRE : Oedipus Rex (Opera-Oratorio after Sophocles)
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Debussy, Salonen & Stravinsky 01/16/1997
LA Phil: Debussy, Salonen & Stravinsky 01/17/1997
LA Phil: Debussy, Salonen & Stravinsky 01/19/1997
LA Phil: Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex 11/30/1989
LA Phil: Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex 12/01/1989
LA Phil: Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex 12/02/1989
LA Phil: Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex 12/03/1989
LA Phil: Stravinsky 04/16/2009
LA Phil: Stravinsky 04/17/2008
LA Phil: Stravinsky 04/18/2009
LA Phil: Stravinsky 04/19/2009
LA Phil: Oedipus Rex 12/15/1966
LA Phil: Oedipus Rex 12/16/1966
LA Phil: Oedipus Rex and Zvezdoliki 07/10/1982
REPERTOIRE : Fanfare for a New Theatre
CONCERTDATES
Golden Voices and Gleaming Brass 02/27/1982
Golden Voices and Gleaming Brass 02/28/1982
REPERTOIRE : Anthem
CONCERTDATES
Contemporary Music Concert 02/24/1968
REPERTOIRE : Mass
CONCERTDATES
Made in LA 04/14/2000
REPERTOIRE : Requiem Canticles
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Stravinsky and Verdi 03/26/1970
LA Phil: Stravinsky and Verdi 03/27/1970
REPERTOIRE : Choral Variations on "Vom Himmel Hoch"
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Stravinsky and Mahler 11/04/1971
LA Phil: Stravinsky and Mahler 11/05/1971
LA Phil: Stravinsky and Mahler 11/07/1971
REPERTOIRE : Canticum Sacrum
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Stravinsky 07/03/1982
REPERTOIRE : Zvezdoliki
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Oedipus Rex and Zvezdoliki 07/10/1982
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