13th July 2013, Rose Theatre Kingston
Composer and Librettist
Igor Stravinsky and Charles Ferdinand Ramuz
The Constella Orchestra
Violin - Claire Sledd
Soldier’s Tale is a musical parable by Igor Stravinsky. The story tells of soldier who trades his violin to the devil in exchange for a mysterious book. As the tale unfolds, the soldier and devil devise mischievous schemes to outwit each other. Commissioned and performed as part of the International Youth Arts Festival, Kingston.