The Philadelphia Orchestra: Haydn, Schumann, Stravinsky

Date/Time

Mar 2, 2013

Description

Composed for the Ballets Russes, Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring remains one of the most powerful, unique, and challenging orchestral pieces ever written. The modern costumes, sets, and choreography ignited a riot at its Paris premiere. Here, the work will be performed in the concert version without any additional visual elements. Stravinsky’s masterpiece is contrasted by Schumann’s “Spring” Symphony—a work with a more festive and romantic view of spring. This is paired with Haydn’s bright and lively Symphony No. 38 to open the program.

Cost

$26+

Location

View map The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

Sponsor

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Phone

215.893.1900

Contact name

Vincent Geels

Contact email

vgeels@philorch.org

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