Heavy metal Stravinsky is truly righteous

23 February 2018, 14:16 | Updated: 23 February 2018, 14:44

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Giants of Russian music have been metalicized. Horns up.

Guitarist, arranger and all-round clever person Connor Gallagher likes to take epics from the Russian symphonic repertoire and re-work them into heavy-metal masterpieces. 

Here's his reading of Stravinsky's ballet, The Firebird. Prepare thine ears for a most righteous battering:

Here's more, this time of the second movement of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5.

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Connor promises he's got more coming. Follow him on Facebook now.