New video: Stravinsky’s Firebird

Igor Stravinsky died 50 years ago, his music has always been very important in my life since my first encounter with le Sacre du printemps when i was about 12. I listened to it every day at that time, in the version of Boulez with the Cleveland Orchestra. A few years later I had the tremendous joy to play it with him, and I can still feel the intensity we all shared on stage at that time.

I had the  idea of an arrangement of The Firebird, with a saenghwang (a korean mouth organ) personifying the bird with its extravagance, joined by a viola, a cello and a piano. 

Here is a caption of our performance of the work in Seoul Arts Center on the 14th of may 2021.

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