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April 4, 20:00

musicAeterna concert: Stravinsky. Persephone, Symphony of Psalms

Program

Igor Stravinsky (1882 – 1971)

Symphony of Psalms for Choir and Orchestra (1930, second edition 1948)

Persephone, a melodrama for speaker, soloists, choir, dancers and orchestra based on a libretto by André Gide (1933)

The musicAeterna Orchestra and Choir
Guest actors and soloists
Alexander Ponomaryov “Vesna” Children’s Choir

Ksenia Rapport as Persephone
Egor Semenkov as Eumolpus

Conductor – Teodor Currentzis

Details

MusicAeterna’s April programme is dedicated to two neoclassical masterpieces by Igor Stravinsky, the famous “Symphony of Psalms” and the rarely performed melodrama “Persephone”, in which the composer turns to the biblical psalms and one of the oldest ancient myths.

Participants:

musicAeterna Orchestra, musicAeterna Choir, Alexander Ponomaryov "Vesna" Children's Choir, Teodor Currentzis, musicAeterna

musicAeterna concert: Stravinsky. Persephone, Symphony of Psalms

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