Back to All Events

Rites of Spring

  • Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium 307 Church Street Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 United States (map)

An intoxicating survey of La Belle Époque, our second program of the season features music from a Russian in Paris, with Stravinsky's revolutionary Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring); an American in Paris, with Gershwin's jazzy An American in Paris; and a Parisian in Paris, with Debussy's exquisite Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun).



DEBUSSY                               Prelude to Afternoon of a Faun [Listen]

GERSHWIN                            An American In Paris [Listen]

--- Intermission ---

STRAVINSKY                         The Rite of Spring [Listen]

Related Events

Friday October 26, 2018, 11:30 Luncheon, Elks Club, Watsonville
Visit to register

League Preview

Friday October 26, 2018, 7:30 pm, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium

Open Rehearsal 

Saturday October 27, 2018, 6:30 pm, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
Sunday October 28, 2018, 1:00 pm, Mello Center for the Performing Arts

Pre-Concert Talks


Friday, November 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm on KKUP 91.5 FM


Concert Sponsor: Owen Brown & Mary Akin
Concert Co-Sponsors:  Jim & Carol Weisenstein, Michael & Colleen Harrison

Earlier Event: October 26
Free Open Rehearsal
Later Event: October 28
Rites of Spring