Why Stravinsky went to South Africa

August 1, 2017 by norman lebrecht


‘I like to appear before human beings,’ the composer told the apartheid regime.

But getting to meet a non-white orchestra was not easy.

Watch a BBC World Service documentary here.

Comments (2)

  1. Mark Henriksen says:

    Very inspirational!

  2. Robert Holmén says:

    Non-white *audience*, not non-white orchestra.

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