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Stravinsky — L’Histoire du soldat (The Soldier’s Tale)

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Sun Mar 17   
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Stravinsky L’Histoire du soldat (The Soldier’s Tale)
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Music by Igor Stravinsky
Words by C.F. Ramuz
Artwork by Clive Hicks-Jenkins
Projections by Jacob Wan


Based on a Russian folk tale, L’Histoire du soldat tells the story of Joseph, a soldier who trades his fiddle to the devil in exchange for infinite riches and glory. This production features projections of animated artwork created by Clive Hicks-Jenkins and the wild, gorgeous music such as only Stravinsky could write and is led by conductor Robert Taylor and performed by a septet of faculty and guest musicians.

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Jasper Wood violin
Jose Franch-Ballester clarinet
Julia Lockhart bassoon
Larry Knopp trumpet
Jeremy Berkman trombone
Dylan Palmer bass
Vern Griffiths percussion
Jacob Wan projections
Tim Christie narrator
Robert Taylor conductor
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
$20 Adults | $10 Students
Tickets available in advance online at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre Ticket Office, or call 604-822-2697. On concert day, tickets will be available at the door (Barnett Hall) one hour before the start of the performance (CASH ONLY).

A UTown@UBC community concert in partnership with the UBC School of Music.

The Soldier's Tale: Artwork by Clive Hicks-Jenkins, www.hicks-jenkins.com originally created for a performance of Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale for the Mid Wales Chamber Orchestra in 2013. 

 

Earlier Event: March 15
Francaix and Debussy
Later Event: March 18
UBC Composers’ Concerts