Nijinsky's own savage 1913 Le Sacre du Printemps
, as reconstructed by Millicent Hodson, breaks radically from the wistful romance of his mentor Fokine's work.
Rhythm comme Le Sacre du Printemps
for horn alone; Choral Fantasy, op.
Stravinsky Le Sacre Du Printemps
Berlin Philharmonicker BOTH partners have a history in The Rite of Spring: the Berlin Phil for its notorious tearoom-style approach under Herbert von Karajan, Simon Rattle for earlier recordings with the National Youth Orchestra (when he was barely out of nappies) and the CBSO.
Vesna smeshchennaya" a transplanted spring, murmured my musical wife, punning on "Vesna svyashchennaya," the Russian title of Stravinsky's Le Sacre du Printemps
The 1913 ballet Le Sacre du Printemps
by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky is better known by which name?
The works included span music history from Monteverdi to Part, in performances by some of the world's most highly respected musicians: the legendary Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau singing Schubert's Winterreise, the preludes of Debussy performed by famed pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Martha Argerich in a signature performance of Chopin's preludes, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with Herbert von Karajan, Le Sacre du Printemps
conducted by Pierre Boulez, the Piano Concerto #2 by Rachmaninoff played by Sviatoslav Richter, Leonard Bernstein conducting his own West Side Story, and so many more memorable performances of music by the world's preeminent composers.
The festival's other big draw is the screening of The Rite of Spring , which is better known by its French title, Le Sacre du Printemps
, and features a ballet with music by Igor Stravinsky and choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky.
I believe Stravinsky's Le Sacre du Printemps
taps into something primal in whoever listens to it.
In his earlier book, First Nights: Five Musical Premieres, this author reconstructed the first performances of five canonical works of western art music ranging from Monteverdi's Orfeo  to Stravinsky's Le Sacre du printemps
Butch Morris and Burnt Sugar, The Rites Conductions Inspired by Stravinsky's Le Sacre DU Printemps
(Trugroid/Avantgroid) Greg Tate's band under Morris's baton.
As part of a triple bill of works by Igor Stravinsky, postmodern choreographer Doug Varone will premiere his new production of Le Sacre du Printemps
(Rite of Spring), first staged in 1913 by gay impresario Sergey Diaghilev and choreographed by bisexual dancer Vaslav Nijinsky.
His first significant works, commissioned by Sergei Diaghilev 's Russian Ballet, were L ' Oiseau de feu ( The Firebird, 1910), Petrouchka (1911), and Le Sacre du printemps
( Rite of Spring, 1913).