The Reconstruction of Nijinsky’s Rite of Spring

Friday, January 11 at 7:00pm

  • All Ages

Watch a screening of a one-hour PBS documentary The Search for Nijinsky's Rite of Spring on the historical significance of The Rite of Spring and subsequent reconstruction by the Joffrey Ballet in 1987, followed by a Q&A with the directors of the UW School of Music and Dance Program.

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Watch a screening of a one-hour PBS documentary The Search for Nijinsky's Rite of Spring on the historical significance of The Rite of Spring and subsequent reconstruction by the Joffrey Ballet in 1987, followed by a Q&A with the directors of the UW School of Music and Dance Program.

The University of Washington’s College of Arts and Sciences is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring with a series of lectures and performances in various venues around campus.This series will explore the impact of the premiere of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring on Western culture, from the original Nijinski choreography performed by Ballet Russes, and subsequent reconstructions and re-imaginations of this ballet, to today’s composers and their own revolutionary visions for the future of music. All lectures and demonstrations will be presented by UW Dance and Music faculty and graduate student members, in partnership with the UW World Series.

For more information about the Rite of Spring Centennial Celebration and related events and performances, visit "Arts UW online":http://www.artsci.washington.edu/artsuw/



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