Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring (Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden)

Conducted by the Dutch violinist and conductor Jaap van Zweden, the Dutch Radio Filharmonisch Orkest (Radio Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Igor Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring” (French: Le Sacre du printemps), a ballet and orchestral concert work, which was written for the 1913 Paris season of the Russian art critic, patron, ballet impresario Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets […]

Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring (hr-Sinfonieorchester, Andrés Orozco-Estrada)

Conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) performs Igor Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring” (French: Le Sacre du printemps), a ballet and orchestral concert work, which was written for the 1913 Paris season of the Russian art critic, patron, ballet impresario Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes company.

Stravinsky – Violin Concerto (hr-Sinfonieorchester, Patricia Kopatchinskaja)

Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), Moldovan-Austrian violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja performs Igor Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto in D, a neoclassical violin concerto in four movements. Conductor: Andrés Orozco-Estrada. Recorded at Alte Oper Frankfurt on December 12, 2014.

Stravinsky – The Firebird (Vienna Philharmonic & Gergiev)

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Wiener Philharmoniker) plays Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s The Firebird (French: L’oiseau de feu; Russian: Zhar-ptitsa); a ballet and orchestral concert work, written for the 1910 Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes company, with choreography by Michel Fokine. Salzburg Festival, 2000. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.

Hélène Grimaud plays Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky

Accompanied by the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, French classical pianist Hélène Grimaud plays works from the Russian composers Sergei Rachmaninoff, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Igor Stravinsky: “A Russian Night”. Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Recorded live at the Lucerne Festival in Summer, on 22 August 2008.