Rite Of Spring: July 8th, 2011

Don't forget on Friday, July 8th, Ravinia will be hosting the CSO's perforamnce of Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring." A piece that was so startling for its time, that during the 1913 premiere, the theatre erupted into riots! We have posted some descriptions of the premiere below for anyone who wants to learn more!

Here is the NPR "Milestones of the Millenium" Piece on the Rite of Spring Premiere.

Here is the wikipedia entry abou the Rite of Spring Premiere