Rite Of Spring


'The Rite Of Spring' Goes Solo

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Hear pianist Vicky Chow performing a spare arrangement of the once-riot-inducing piece.

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Fishko Files

The Rite of Spring

Thursday, May 23, 2013

WNYC’s Sara Fishko has been sifting through endless recordings and recollections of Stravinksy’s The Rite of Spring. As we work our way up to its celebrated centenary on May 29th, some recommendations for listening…in this edition of Fishko Files.

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Culture Shock 1913 - PODCAST - Ethan Iverson

Friday, December 28, 2012

Ethan Iverson and his band The Bad Plus re-interpreted Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring nearly 100 years after its premiere.  We talked to Iverson about the piece for our special program "Culture Shock 1913," and our conversation turned into its own podcast!

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WQXR Features

The Bad Plus Bring Jazz Touch to Rite of Spring

Wednesday, August 01, 2012


The Bad Plus's jazz cover of The Rite of Spring probably won't incite the rioting seen at the work's 1913 premiere, but it's still a risky undertaking.



Famous For Being... Diaghilev

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Diaghilev was famous for being infamous.

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