The Rite of Spring
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
One hundred years ago in Paris, the lights went up on the premiere performance of The Rite of Spring. In Stravinsky’s music and Nijinsky’s choreography, every note, every step cried out for revolution. Celebrate a masterpiece that changed music and dance forever, in this performance that unites the full Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Richmond Ballet. Opening the evening is the famed Stravinsky/George Balanchine masterwork, Duo Concertante.
PATRON ADVISORY: Contains mature subject matter. Not recommended for young audiences.