Stravinsky Outside Russia 01/20/2012 at 08:00 PM – Carnegie HallThough he was the most well-known Russian composer of the 20th century, Stravinsky spent much ofhis life in Europe, and later, America. These six pieces represent his work in France, Venice, Los Angeles,and beyond. All-Igor Stravinsky Program Keith Miller, bass Anne-Carolyn Bird, soprano Heather Johnson, mezzo-soprano…

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Igor Stravinsky, Song of the Volga Boatmen By Joseph Landers Written for the concert Stravinsky Outside Russia, performed on Jan 20, 2012 at Carnegie Hall. In 1996, an orchestration of “Song of the Volga Boatmen” was discovered among the holdings of the Mapleson Music Library in Lindenhurst, New York. This arrangement for bass-baritone and full…

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A Migrant Cosmopolitan By Tamara Levitz Written for the concert Stravinsky Outside Russia, performed on Jan 20, 2012 at Carnegie Hall. Igor Stravinsky lived for most of his adult life outside of his homeland, Russia. Raised largely by his German nanny, Bertha Essert, in the cosmopolitan theater world of St. Petersburg, where his father performed…

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