Igor Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale)

Igor Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale)

Event Type



Holmstead Hall (HH 102)




(812) 237-2771


The Soldier's Tale (L'Histoire du Soldat) is Igor Stravinsky's masterpiece or narrator and chamber orchestra. It is the story of a soldier who trades his violin for a magic book that can predict the future and make him rich. He later discovers that he has made a deal with the devil and that money does not bring him happiness. This Boyce Recital Hall production will use narration, music, projected digital art. and special lighting to convey the story while showcasing the talents of faculty and students of the Indiana State University School of Music and Department of Art and Design. Tickets are $15 each and may be purchased by phone at 812-237-2769 or in room 117 of the Landini Center for Performing and Fine arts between the hours of 8am and 4:30pm.