SEP 30 & OCT 1, 2023 | Music Hall

The 1913 premiere of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring was perhaps the most famous opening-night scandal in history. Confronted with its primal and untamed nature, its first audience was ignited into a riot, instantly cementing its reputation as a work that, to this day, triggers visceral responses. Conductor Christian Reif sets the stage for our wild encounter with a light and airy dance by Manuel de Falla and violinist Clara-Jumi Kang, bringing her poise to Prokofiev's second violin concerto.

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Sep 30


7:30 pm | Music Hall


Oct 1


2:00 pm | Music Hall


Oct 4


7:30 pm | Music Hall | FREE

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