Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music - Stravinsky
Almost no musical work has had such a powerful influence or evoked as much controversy as Igor Stravinsky's ballet score “The Rite of Spring”. The work's premiere on May 29, 1913, at the Théatre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, was scandalous. The renowned English pianist and musicologist Peter Hill explains why and opens the door to Stravinsky’s energetic music.
Le sacre du printemps