Concert Performances

Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring”

The Orchestra Now and musicians from the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein, perform Stravinsky‘s The Rite of Spring in a livestreamed concert from the Fisher Center at Bard on April 7, 2024.

0:19 Part I: Adoration of the Earth
17:16 Part II: The Sacrifice

Igor Stravinsky
Born: 6/18/1882 in Oranienbaum, Russia
Died: 4/6/1971 at age 88 in New York City

Written: 1911–13, in Stravinsky’s late 20s and early 30s; revised 1947
Premiered: 5/29/1913 at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris; Pierre Monteaux conductor
First TŌN Performance 4/15/2018 at the Fisher Center at Bard in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY; performed with members of the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra; Leon Botstein conductor

>Read concert notes by TŌN bassoonist Kylie Bartlett