March 2018

Shaken by an Earthquake-Igor Stravinsky, the Ballet Russes, and the astonishing 1913 premiere of the Rite of Spring

Welcome to The Arts Society Southwold
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 14:00
St Edmund's Church Hall
Bartholomew Green Southwold IP18 6JA

The story of one of the greatest creative collaborations: Stravinsky and Serge Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes.

Monthly lecture, visitors welcome.


Mr Sandy Burnett

After studying music at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge and working as music director for the RSC, National Theatre and in London’s West End, Sandy Burnett spent a decade as one of the core team of music presenters on BBC Radio 3. He enjoys a varied career that embraces broadcasting, conducting, playing double bass and communicating his passion for music. His radio series for Ireland’s RTÉ Lyric FM, Great Moments in Classical Music, recently won silver in the Specialist Music category of the PPI Radio Awards. He regularly leads cultural lecture holidays, and is the author of the Idler Guide to Classical Music. More information is at www.sandyburnett.com.