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Stravinsky and the Astonishing 1913 Premiere of Rite of Spring

Hosted by the Consul of the Sydney Beach Culture Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Wed 05 Jul 18:00 - 19:00

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The story of one of the greatest creative collaborations of all: Serge Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes, whose team of dancers, choreographers, and costume and set designers transformed expectations of what a night at the theatre could be. Sandy shows the original costumes and plays excerpts from the inventive score and explores what divided opinions of the first-night audience so dramatically. No, nothing could top the riot at the Rite in Protected content

Sandy is one of the UK’s most versatile music commentators, enjoying a career that combines broadcasting, performing and lecturing. After studying at St Catherine’s College, Cambridge and working as musical director for the RSC, National Theatre and London’s West End, he spent a decade as one of the core team of presenters on BBC Radio 3.