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The Soldier's Tale


Library Music Performance Theatre
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Aurora Public Library

15145 Yonge Street

Aurora, ON

Directions: Parking on Yonge Street and on residential side streets.



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible, has gender-neutral washrooms, and is a relaxed performance.


Igor Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale is a dark Faustian fable about a deserting soldier and the Devil who eventually possesses his soul. The story is based on an old Russian folktale, but the music with its elements of jazz and tango rhythms makes it a piece for all cultures and times.

Performed by the York Chamber Ensemble. Narration by Theatre Aurora.



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