Classics Series B
The Rite of Spring
Oct 19, 2018 – Oct 20, 2018 at the Centennial Concert Hall
Buffy Handel’s Aboriginal School of Dance and Odette Heyn-Projects bring to life the spiritual and animistic inspiration of Stravinsky’s most famous ballet. Over 100 musicians take the stage for this remount of the WSO’s original production.
Pre-concert chats begin at 10:05 am for the matinee and 6:45 pm for each evening performance on the Piano Nobile.
Prep for the concert by listening to the Spotify playlist:
Watch the trailer for the concert:
Aboriginal School of Dance
Three Dance Variations from Fancy FreeLeonard Bernstein
Suite from Der RosenkavalierRichard Strauss
The Rite of SpringIgor Stravinsky
The Rite of SpringFri, Oct 19, 2018 at 10:30 AM
WSO’s new Music Director Daniel Raiskin, and dance ensembles from Buffy Handel’s Aboriginal School of Dance and Odette Heyn-Projects bring to life the spiritual and pagan inspiration of Igor Stravinsky’s monumental ballet that caused a riot at its premiere in 1913. Over 100 musicians take the stage for this remount of the WSO’s original production.
- Daniel Raiskin, conductor
- Odette Heyn-Projects, Odette Heyn C.M, director and choreographer
- Aboriginal School of Dance, Buffy Handel, Director and Choreographer
- Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring