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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).



DEBUSSY                Prelude to Afternoon of a Faun [Listen]

GERSHWIN             An American In Paris [Listen]

--- Intermission ---

STRAVINSKY           The Rite of Spring [Listen]


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Friday October 26, 2018, 11:30 Luncheon, Elks Club, Watsonville
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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 27
Rites of Spring
Later Event: November 10
SC Symphony Night at the Warriors