About Stravinsky Festival in London

Valery Gergiev, who is a Russian, Opera Company’s director and also a conductor, is once again bringing the famous Stravinsky Festival to London. This talented musician is a passionate fan of Stravinsky’s music. Due to this reason, Gergiev plays various hit ballets of legendary musicians from the platform of London Symphony Orchestra, where he is a principle conductor. The aim of Gergiev is to improve Stravinsky’s name as much as he can through his shows. So people could know what a brilliant musician Stravinsky was. This year Gergiev will begin the festival with famous The Rite of Spring composed by Stravinsky, which was the greatest audience scandal of all times.

Visit: Stravinsky Festival Website

Instructions

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    History:

    The Stravinsky Festival takes place in the memory of Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky, a legendary musician, who was originally a Russian. Stravinsky was the greatest composer, conductor and pianist. His talent can be judged from the fact that Stravinsky was recognized by several as one of the most influential and important music composers not only of his era but of the 20th century too. Stravinsky has composed several musical hits in early 1900s, but it was three ballets that earned him international fame.

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    Activities:

    Stravinsky Festival is a terrific activity for Londoners who are devotees of ballets and intensely driving beat. Valery Gergiev and his co musicians will play some hits of the Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky during this festival that will surely allure people who follow Stravinsky’s music in today’s modern world.

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    Important Dates:

    Summers – May (every year this event is announced before April).

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    Duration:

    The duration of the Stravinsky Festival in London is one day.

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    How to Contact:

    The organisers Stravinsky Festival in the British capital can be contacted on the phone number specified below, or you can send them an email from here to know details regarding the festival.

    Contact: +44 20 7588 1116

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    Buy Tickets:

    People who interested to attend the festival can buy tickets of Stravinsky Festival in London by contacting the organisers on the aforementioned phone number or email. Tickets start from £10 and range up to £15, £19.50, £27 to £35.

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    Location:

    Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8BS, United Kingdom.

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    How to Get there:

    By Tube

    Barbican tube station is about 0.3 miles away from the Barbican Hall. This distance can be covered on foot in about 6 minutes if patrons head south on Aldersgate Street/A1 towards Long Lane from this London Underground station. Then, turn left onto Beech Street/B100 from where turn right onto Silk Street and soon they will see the destination in front of them. View Map

    By Bus

    City of London, Barbican Centre (Stop BK) is the nearest bus stop from the Barbican Hall. The distance between these two spots is about 184 ft and by walk a person can bridge this gap in roughly 38 seconds. In order to get to the Barbican Hall from this bus stop, bus passengers should head west on the Silk Street to find their destination in front of them.

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