The Rite of Spring - 100 Years On
Relive the riot of the Rite of Spring: click "Listen" above.
It was like an earthquake in Paris the night of May 29, 1913 at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, and it altered the course of music in the 20th century. Jon Pinnow tells the story of the music of a "madman," Igor Stravinsky. Listen on the 100th anniversary of classical music's most famous premiere:
, then at followed by a brand new recording of the iconic work.