Dalarna – \’Rite of Spring\’ (VinterFest 2017) – 19 February 2017 – VinterFest – Sweden
'Rite of Spring' (VinterFest 2017)
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Taking its title from Stravinsky’s famously explosive ballet at the end of the programme. In Jardin Secret II, Saariaho effortlessly melts acoustic and electronic sounds into a mesmerising whole. Steve Reich’s Piano Phase is a minimalist classic that still retains its power to shock.
J S Bach Sonata No.3 in G minor BWV 1029
S Reich Piano Phase
K Saariaho Jardin Secret II
I Stravinsky Rite of Spring (for solo piano)
With Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord, Víkingur Ólafsson, piano, Vicky Chow, piano, Jennifer Stumm, viola and Marianna Shirinyan, piano. More musicians will be added.