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The Colorado Springs Philharmonic presents Stravinsky's Rite of Spring
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 asView more
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Doors open 90 minutes before concert begins.
190 South Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903