Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Documentary film "Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring"

Documentary, 2006, 116 min, Keeping Score: revolutions in music documentary series

Tue, September 22, 2009 | GRG 102

7:00 PM

Michael Tilson Thomas and the musicians of the San Francisco Symphony trace the roots of Igor Stravinsky’s musical inspiration, leading up to his collaboration with the great ballet impresario Serge Diaghilev and his star dancer Vaslav Nijinsky in the shocking and erotic Rite of Spring.

Attendees at this event will have the opportunity to enter a drawing to win two tickets to the Ballet Austin Season Opener of The Firebird and Swan Lake (Act II).  The drawing will be held after the final film screening on September 24.  Thanks to Ballet Austin for the generous donation!


Ballets Russes Film Series Poster

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