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Rites of Spring

  • Mello Center for the Performing Arts 250 East Beach Street Watsonville, CA, 95076 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).

PROGRAM

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 27
Rites of Spring
Later Event: November 11
Spotlight on the Symphony Recital 2