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Faculty Concert Series: The Soldier's Tale by Stravinsky

Sunday, November 19, 2017
8:00 pm
Music Building (MB)
Room: von Kuster Hall
Faculty Concert Series

The Soldier's Tale by Igor Stravinsky

What happens when you sell your soul to the devil for a violin. In this iconic work by the giant of the 20th century, Igor Stravinsky tells the tale of the soldier selling his soul for the gift of music. For an ensemble of seven players and three narrators.

Performers (view faculty bios):
Jackie Short, narrator
Jonathan de Souza, soldier
Patrick Schmidt, devil

Scott St. John, violin
Jana Starling, clarinet
Alexandre von Wartburg, bassoon
Aaron Hodgson, trumpet
Charles Benaroya, trombone
Andrew Kosty, double bass
Jill Ball, percussion

Many of our stellar faculty perform regularly around the world, in addition to London, Ontario. The Faculty Concert Series presents these exceptional musicians in chamber programs. Faculty artists collaborate with both guest performers and students from Western.

This is a free event. All are welcome. No registration or ticket purchase required. Simply attend and enjoy!

The Faculty Concert Series (October 1, November 19, January 21) is sponsored by the Dean's Office and Western's Office of the Provost.

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