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The Colorado Springs Philharmonic presents Stravinsky's Rite of Spring

Presented by Colorado Springs Philharmonic at Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, Colorado Springs CO

May 16 - 17 2015
The Colorado Springs Philharmonic presents Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring presented by Colorado Springs Philharmonic at Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, Colorado Springs CO

In 1913, Igor Stravinsky completely broke with tradition in the ballet Le sacre du printemps. Its premiere created a riot in the audience, with whistles, catcalls, fistfights, a true “war over art” in the words of one critic. The composer literally had to escape from the theater through a bathroom window. The impetus for the work was the romanticized vision of the rituals of pagan Russia, depicting a ceremony in which wise elders sit in a circle around a girl who dances herself to death as

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Doors open 90 minutes before concert begins.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts

190 South Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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