Friday, April 19, 2013

The Mississippi Symphony and Stravinski's "RITE" Saturday April 20, 2013


MSO Music director Crafton Beck

From the Mississippi Symphony Website
Jackson, MS

Selby & Richard McRae FoundationBravo Series - Bravo V: Stravinsky’s Rite

7:30 PM, Saturday, April 20, 2013

Thalia Mara Hall

100 years after the sensational premier of The Rite of Springscandalized Parisian audiences, the music to Stravinsky’s ballet masterpiece has not lost its primal effect.  Its electrifying melodies and rhythms will close the season with a bang. Hear it live along with Britten’s stormy Sea Interludes and Millsaps alumnus Samuel Jones’ Trumpet of the Swan based on stories from The Golden Apples by Eudora Welty.
Pre-concert lecture, 6:45-7:15, at the Mississippi Museum of Art (free; cash bar)


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