Robin O'Neill, Principal Bassoon of the Philharmonia Orchestra, knows the famous opening notes of The...
Stravinsky's Journeys Documentary | Stravinsky: Myths & Rituals
Journey with us from the glamour of Paris to the sun-kissed hills of Hollywood and discover how Igor Stravinsky was able to transform his art throughout his extraordinary life. One the greatest icons of the 20th century, Stravinsky's legacy continues to inspire creatives today and we met London-based artists to find out how his work has influenced theirs. Featuring high-quality BBC archive footage of Stravinsky conducting the New Philharmonia Orchestra in 1965, this film is a chance to fully immerse yourself in Stravinsky’s incredible journey.
Presented by Esa-Pekka Salonen, Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Jonathan Cross (series advisor), with contributions from Robin O’Neill (Principal Bassoon, Philharmonia Orchestra), Peter Sellars (director), Anna Meredith (composer), Akram Khan and Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker (choreographers), Samuel West (actor), Mark Swed (LA Times) and Jonathan Hepfer (artistic director, Monday Evening Concerts).
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