Rite of Spring

Date: 08/06/2017
Venue: Neuadd Dewi Sant / St David's Hall, Caerdydd / Cardiff
Time: 19:30

Rite of Spring - BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Sergei Prokofiev  Scythian Suite

Maurice Ravel   Piano Concerto in G major

Igor Stravinsky  The Rite of Spring

Conductor  Thomas Søndergård

Piano   Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

Stravinsky takes musical conventions of the time and turns them on their head in this musical depiction of a controversial Pagan ritual: Set in prehistoric Russia the elders force a sacrificial virgin to dance herself to death. Causing riots and walk-outs at its premiere in Paris the Rite of Spring is an exciting, revolutionary and unsettling work that shows Stravinsky’s rebellious nature to its fullest.

Tickets: £15-37

Concessions, Student Tickets and Family Tickets available.

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Audience Line: 0800 052 1812 (Monday-Friday).

St David's Hall Box Office: 02920 878 444. St David’s Hall applies a Ticket Service Charge of £4.95 per transaction plus an optional Postage Charge of £1.

Rite of Spring

Date: 09/06/2017
Venue: Neuadd Brangwyn, Abertawe / Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
Time: 19:30

Rite of Spring - BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Sergei Prokofiev  Scythian Suite

Maurice Ravel   Piano Concerto in G major

Igor Stravinsky  The Rite of Spring

Conductor  Thomas Søndergård

Piano   Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

Stravinsky takes musical conventions of the time and turns them on their head in this musical depiction of a controversial Pagan ritual: Set in prehistoric Russia the elders force a sacrificial virgin to dance herself to death. Causing riots and walk-outs at its premiere in Paris the Rite of Spring is an exciting, revolutionary and unsettling work that shows Stravinsky’s rebellious nature to its fullest.

Tickets: £15-37

Concessions, Student Tickets and Family Tickets available.

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Audience Line: 0800 052 1812 (Monday-Friday).