Riot at the Ballet: The Rite of Spring

Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Saturday February 16 2013 0:00

London Philharmonic Orchestra under Mikhail Agrest, with violinist Leila Josefowicz. (Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin has withdrawn due to ill health.)

Maurice Ravel: 'Ma mère l'oye' ('Mother Goose'), ballet complete

Sergey Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No 1 in D, Op 19

Igor Stravinsky: 'The Rite of Spring'

(Paris had seen revolution and turmoil, yet it didn't quite know what to think of Stravinsky's epoch-making ballet The Rite of Spring and the curious footing of Prokofiev's First Violin Concerto, both of which were premièred in the city.)

Venue name: Royal Festival Hall
Contact:
Address: Belvedere Rd
South Bank
London
SE1 8XX
Transport: Tube: Waterloo
Price: £9-£65