Carolina Ballet: The Rite of Spring
The great Russian composer Igor Stravinsky created “The Rite of Spring” (Le Sacre du Printemps) for Diaghilev’s Ballet Russe in 1913, which was originally choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky. He said at the time “I tried to evoke the mystery and surge of the creative power of spring…like the whole earth cracking…I was guided by no system whatever, I heard, and I wrote what I heard.” This version choreographed for Oregon Ballet Theatre in 2009 by Christopher Stowell, was hailed by critics as “a sleek,… Show more
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