The Rite of Spring Centennial
2012/13 Raleigh Classical Series
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
Friday, May 17, 2013, 8:00pm
Note: Tickets may also be purchased at the door one hour prior to concert start time.
Debussy: "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun"
Haydn: Symphony No. 8, “Le Soir”
Remarks by Grant Llewellyn*
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
With its innovative rhythmic structures and alien harmonies, The Rite of Spring famously caused a riot and, some say, signaled the birth of modern music. Grant Llewellyn takes you on a musical tour to shed some light on just how revolutionary The Rite was.