Video encyclopedia

29/05/1913 Igor Stravinsky's ballet "The Rite of Spring" premieres in Paris

The Rite of Spring is a ballet and orchestral concert work by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. When first performed, at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the avant-garde nature of the music and choreography caused a sensation and a near-riot in the audience. The music is widely considered to be one of the most influential musical works of the 20th century.