Stravinsky and the Ballet Russe is the next spectacular program in the Arts on Film series for 2013, to be screened this Wednesday April 17 in Arts.

Bel Air Classiques, c2009

Bel Air Classiques, c2009

Celebrating the 1909 Paris debut of the Ballet Russes, this Stravinsky performance showcases the original Nijinsky version of The Rite of Spring along with Fokine’s The Firebird.  Music is by Stravinsky.  With artists of the Mariinsky Orchestra and Ballet, conducted by Valery Gergiev.  Recorded live in performance in 2008 at the Mariinsky Theatre, Saint Petersburg.

Bel Air Classiques, c2009

Bel Air Classiques, c2009

Stravinsky and the Ballet Russe commences at 12.00 noon and concludes at 1.25 pm (approx). It will be held in the Arts Listening-Viewing Room. Enter via the Arts Reading Room and Audio-visual Centre (from Trescowthick Information Centre). Admission is free. No bookings required, but come early as seating is limited. Enjoy!

 

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