Musée des confluences

Songs of Russia and Ukraine

Traditional songs and dances of Russia and Ukraine / Igor Stravinsky

Saturday 10 November | 8 pm

This show combines “classical” and “popular” music in an original dialogue on a single stage. The Rite of Spring, arranged for two pianos, is performed alternately with traditional polyphonic songs, to chart the path taken by Igor Stravinsky’s imagination.

Pavel Raikerus and Sergey Redkin, pianos
Ensemble Virtual Village (directed by Sergey Starostin):
Sergey Starostin, Nadezhda Zhulanova, Mikhail Starodubtsev (Russia)
Svetlana Kontsedalova, Olexandre, Dmytro et Maria Poliachok, Elizaveta Tkachenko (Ukraine)
Svetlana Butskaya (Belarus)
Olga Velitchkina (France)
Design: Kostantin Uchitel


In partnership with the Ateliers d’ethnomusicologie (ADEM), Geneva.

illustration Agathe Bruguière - Kiblind Agence