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PostClassical: The Russian Stravinsky

To commemorate the fact that 50 years ago this month one of the greatest composers of all time passed away- Igor Stravinsky, the usual cast of PostClassical author, historian and founder of PostClassical Ensemble Joe Horowitz, the Music Director of PostClassical Ensemble Maestro Angel Gil-Ordonez and the host of Exploring Music Bill McGlaugjlin will present a program titled The Russian Stravinsky and be joined by two great Georgian pianists Alexander Korsantia and George Vatchnadze.

Listening Guide

Part One:
5:16: Igor and Soulima Stravinsky perform Mozart’s Fugue in C minor (1938)
18:16: Danse sacrale from The Rite of Spring, performed by Alexander Korsantia (solo piano and drum)
26:23: Stravinsky talks about The Rite of Spring
30:02: Another excerpt from Korsantia’s Rite of Spring
37:12: Stravinsky’s Tango performed by Korsantia
46:10 Giya Kancheli’s Instead of Tango performed by George Vatchnadze

Part 2

Part Two:
00:00: Stravinsky performed his Piano Sonata
21:32: George Vatchnadze performs Stravinsky’s PIano Sonata
47:44: Angel Gil-Ordonez conducts Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks Concerto, with PostClassical Ensemble

David Osenberg is WWFM Partnership Manager, WWFM Music Director, Afternoon Host, and Host of award-winning Cadenza.