Work: Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)

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ComposerStravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)
Period20th century
Work typeOrchestral
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BrugesЗМЕЯ - The Riot of Seduction

Debussy, Ravel, Rimsky-Korsakov, Satie, Stravinsky
Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop

BarcelonaTchaikovsky's First and The Rite of Spring

Cervello, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya; Jaime Martín; Gabriela Montero

AntwerpЗМЕЯ - The Riot of Seduction

Debussy, Ravel, Rimsky-Korsakov, Satie, Stravinsky
Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop

LondonMarin Alsop, Colin Currie and the Britten-Pears Orchestra

Ravel, Turnage, Stravinsky
Britten-Pears Orchestra; Marin Alsop; Colin Currie

StockholmBoulanger, Prokofiev, Stravinsky

Boulanger, Prokofiev, Stravinsky
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Lahav Shani; Baiba Skride
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A truly remarkable performance of Stravinky's Sacre by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Daniele Gatti.
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Charles Dutoit, still sporting his trademark slick of black hair and a 79-year-old whirlwind of francophone charisma, clearly brings this band's playing to a new level, especially when the repertoire happens to be French and Russian music of the 20th century.
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An ecstatic conclusion to a trilogy of Scottish concerts

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra's prom brought to a fitting close a magical weekend of music from musicians north of the border.
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Simone Young conducts the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in a high octane performance of Holst The Planets and Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
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All-Russian programme raises the roof in Liverpool

Vasily Petrenko and the RLPO perform an all-Russian programme, with an exceptional Rite of Spring and charismatic playing from solo harpist Catrin Finch. 
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