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Igor Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring

September 2, 2012

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The music loving people visiting the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris on the day of 29 May 1913 were clearly not prepared for the perceptual experiences brought about by that particular evening. It was the premiere of Stravinsky’s ballet The Rite of Spring, performed by Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes which took the audience by surprise […]