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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]

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STRAVINSKY           The Rite of Spring [Listen]

Earlier Event: October 7
Later Event: October 28
Rites of Spring