KEEPING SCORE - STRAVINSKY, I.: Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)


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Keeping Score - Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird)
Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)

Catalogue Number: SFS0014

Keeping Score: MTT on Music is a major initiative of the San Francisco Symphony aimed at offering audiences of today a connection to classical music and the powerful emotions it conveys.

Savage, hypnotic, and hell-bent, Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring set off a shock wave that turned Paris's Theatre des Champs-Elysees into the scene of one of the most astounding opening nights in history. The raucous rebellion Stravinsky's score started burst first onto the stage. As the dancers and the music pushed past civilized limits, the audience, astounded, pushed back. "Keep going no matter what!" the conductor was told, but they didn’t expect a riot! In this episode of Keeping Score, the tendrils of Stravinsky's music pull us back through France and Russia to pagan times. Join Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony as they celebrate the wild abandon unleashed by The Rite of Spring.

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