The music of Igor Stravinsky was "forbidden fruit" for Russians growing up in the Soviet Union. How do Russian performers interpret his music today? You can find out April 8-10, as the Music Center at Strathmore in cooperation with the Post-Classical Ensemble presents "The Stravinsky Project." From five Russian pianists to three music historians, films, photographs, and an American premiere of Les Noces featuring a waist-length bearded pianola player from London, there's something for everyone in this three day imersion experience. Deb Lamberton spoke with Post-Classical Ensemble Music Director Angel Gil-Ordóñez and Artistic Director Joseph Horowitz about the event.
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