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Darmstadt

Mystery, energy and dancing in Darmstadt

By , 25 June 2017
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Auckland

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and Rumon Gamba push musical boundaries

By , 11 May 2017
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London

The Rite of Spring a highlight from Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin at Wigmore Hall

By , 30 March 2017
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London

A bold triple bill from English National Ballet, bookended by two masters

By , 24 March 2017
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New York City

Paul Taylor dance at Lincoln Center

By , 08 March 2017
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Chicago

Salonen and Josefowicz riveting in Chicago première of Adams’ Scheherazade.2

By , 02 March 2017
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Amsterdam

Beauty and the Beast battle for our hearts and ears in Amsterdam

By , 12 January 2017
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Zürich

Stravinsky Ballets in Zurich: Petrushka and The Rite of Spring

By , 14 October 2016
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Lugano

Evocation of the Ancestors: Dutoit opens Lugano Musica with Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring

By , 22 September 2016
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London

Prom 31: An ecstatic conclusion to a trilogy of Scottish concerts

By , 07 August 2016
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Perth WA

Simone Young and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra: Electrifying Stravinsky

By , 06 August 2016
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Liverpool

The RLPO and Vasily Petrenko raise the roof in an all-Russian programme

By , 10 June 2016
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London

Tension until the bitter end: Salonen and the Philharmonia devastate in The Rite of Spring

By , 15 May 2016
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Montreal

Kent Nagano excites on eve of OSM's international tour

By , 10 March 2016
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London

Lost in translation: Big band Stravinsky with Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar

By , 14 January 2016
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Madrid

Two opposing Rites: Eschenbach conducts the Spanish National Orchestra

By , 04 December 2015
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London

Spanning the centuries with the LPO, Stenz and Kopatchinskaja

By , 28 October 2015
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London

Splendid Swiss tour from the Eiffel Tower to Pagan Russia

By , 24 September 2015
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Edinburgh

Scurrying Bartók, daring Stravinsky: Valery Gergiev and the LSO in Edinburgh

By , 30 August 2015
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London

Prom 56: A spectacular Rite and two world premières from Andrew Litton and the Bergen Philharmonic

By , 27 August 2015
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London

High-powered pianism: François-Fréderic Guy and Jean-Efflam Bavouzet at Wigmore Hall

By , 13 June 2015
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London

Full throttle: finger crunching pianism from Alice Sara Ott and Francesco Tristano at the QEH

By , 11 June 2015
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London

Eötvös channels Boulez in a solemn rituel and a primal rite with the LSO

By , 23 April 2015
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London

Emotinally charged Webern, Berg and Ligeti from the LSO

By , 15 January 2015
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Seattle

Seattle Symphony's Stravinsky marathon

By , 19 June 2014
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Coventry

A New Rite for the Old Spring: Fabulous Beast's Rite of Spring and Petrushka

By , 29 April 2014
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Auckland

A stunning Rite of Spring from the Auckland Philharmonia

By , 14 November 2013
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Montreal

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Orchestre Métropolitain in a superb opening concert

By , 18 October 2013
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New York City

The 5 Browns: More than Just 5 Pianos

By , 18 October 2013
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Milan

La Verdi Orchestra's top class performance of Rachmaninov and Stravinsky in Milan

By , 18 October 2013
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New York City

The rites of Stravinsky: Gergiev at Carnegie Hall

By , 10 October 2013
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Sydney

Rites of reunion: The Australian World Orchestra visits Sydney

By , 03 October 2013
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London

Total Immersion: The Rite of Spring 2013 at the Barbican

By , 22 September 2013
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Birmingham

A new season for the CBSO begins with Andris Nelsons and Anne-Sophie Mutter

By , 21 September 2013
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Paris

A transfigured afternoon at Salle Pleyel with the Berlin Philharmonic and Sir Simon Rattle

By , 01 September 2013
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Oslo

Lyrical elegance and ritual sacrifice: The Oslo Philharmonic and Petrenko open their new season

By , 29 August 2013
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Aspen

The Rite of Spring at the Aspen Festival

By , 11 August 2013
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London

Prom 4: From Lully to The Rite of Spring with Les Siècles

By , 14 July 2013
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Sydney

Sydney Symphony play Stravinsky and Mendelssohn with Dutoit and Steinbacher

By , 14 June 2013
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Hong Kong

An electrifying centenary Rite of Spring from the Hong Kong Philharmonic

By , 01 June 2013
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London

Animalistic Stravinsky and Varèse by the Philharmonia

By , 30 May 2013
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New York City

Vicky Chow's Rite: New music rockstar interprets 100-year-old piece in New York

By , 29 May 2013
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Manchester

The Rite of Spring with the BBC Philharmonic and Juanjo Mena

By , 09 May 2013
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London

Rites of passage: Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre's The Rite of Spring and Petrushka

By , 12 April 2013
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Paris

A hip-hop Rite of Spring: 21st-century Stravinsky at La Villette in Paris

By , 06 April 2013
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New York City

Fun, romance, and insanity with the Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall

By , 22 February 2013
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London

Revolution in Paris: Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Ravel with the LPO

By , 16 February 2013
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Montreal

Stravinsky, turntables and beer with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal

By , 05 October 2012
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Los Angeles

Opening night with LA Phil and Dudamel a thrill ride

By , 28 September 2012
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New York City

The New York Phil opens its season with Beethoven and the Rite

By , 20 September 2012
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