21 Jun 2021

Composition in Context - Stravinsky's Rite of Spring

From Nights, 7:35 pm on 21 June 2021

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Pianist Rachel Church puts another piece of classical music into context.  Tonight she's chosen Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring".

Igor Stravinsky, 1882-1971, Russian composer, pianist and conductor, at the piano, sketch by Alexandre Benois, 1911. Collection BNF. Copyright © Collection Particuliere Tropmi / Manuel Cohen (Photo by Manuel Cohen / Manuel Cohen / Manuel Cohen via AFP)

Photo: © Manuel Cohen

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