Learn everything you need to know about Stravinsky over a glass of wine with Classic FM host Tim Lihoreau - the perfect evening
Are you a lover of classical music or intrigued to learn more about Stravinsky’s life? Join Classic FM host Tim Lihoreau for an exclusive look at the Russian composer’s life and works at this exclusive evening class.
During the evening you’ll go on a chronological journey of the artist’s career highs and lows - learning more about the creative genius who was the go-to rentaquote for the musical chattering classes - from his sudden bursting onto the scene between the wars to his death in 1971.
Stravinsky’s upbringing in Oranienbaum, Russia
His time as Rimsky-Korsakov’s pupil in St Petersburg
His work for the Russian ballets and how he became a household name
His reputation as an enfant terrible
His family’s move to Switzerland during the war, and then France
How he became such an American icon
His legacy and how he is seen by the world in 2016
Q&A - an invaluable opportunity to ask Tim any questions you have about Stravinsky and classical music
Tim Lihoreau is best known for hosting Classic FM’s breakfast show. A trained classical pianist, he moved into radio after working at a contemporary classical and jazz record label. He has been honoured at the Sony Radio Awards for his radio writing and production work and has also written several books on classical music including Stephen Fry’s Incomplete and Utter History of Classical Music. He tweets @TimLihoreau.
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