Sunday June 2, 2013, 6:30PM
Igor Stravinsky: Renard
Manuel de Falla: El corregidor y la molinera
Inscape performs two rarely heard works at the National Gallery of Art to coincide with their exhibit "Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909-1929: When Art Danced with Music." After Diaghilev visited the premiere performance of de Falla's El corregidor y la molinera (The Magistrate and the Miller's Wife) in 1917, he asked the composer to revise the score for for the Ballet Russes. The new work, titled El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat), was premiered in London in 1919 with sets and costumes by Pablo Picasso and choreography by Léonide Massine. Stravinsky's Renard was premiered by the Ballets Russes in 1922 with choreography by Bronislava Nijinska and costumes by Mikhail Larionov.