Podcast: A dodgy deal. Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale.
March 18, 2016
Quirky, catchy and disturbing, Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale is also one of his most immediately engaging works. Conceived as a rich procession of narration, acting, dancing and instrumental interludes, the work leaves the listener ruminating on its message long after the final shot from the percussion. Raymond Bisha introduces the work, from its individual parts to the moral sum of its whole.