Pacific Symphony Celebrates the Rite of Spring With Music, Dance and Film
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The last date listed for Rite of Spring Turns 100 was Saturday June 8, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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Featured review from Arnie Hershamn
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The concert was exhilarating and enjoyable. Made you come alive and touched all the emotions.
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This was an outstanding show, with the orchestra playing at its absolute best for Maestro St. Clair. The first half featured favorite pre-1900 Russian ballet music from Tchaikovsky. Each segment was accompanied by dancers on stage, who added a...continued
TCHAIKOVSKY: Excerpts from The Nutcracker and Swan Lake (featuring Members of UC Irvine Department of Dance, Ton Wong, choreographer)
TCHAIKOVSKY: Lullaby in a Storm from Sixteen Songs for Children (Susana Poretsky, soprano • Hye-Young Kim, piano)
STRAVINSKY: Epilogue: Lullaby in the Land of Eternity from The Fairy’s Kiss
FILM EXCERPT: Stravinsky: Once at a Border (1982) (Tony Palmer, film director)
STRAVINSKY: _The Rite of Spring _
Pacific Symphony, Carl St.Clair, conductor
Preview Talk with Alan Chapman at 7:00pm
About the Ticket Supplier: Pacific Symphony
Pacific Symphony, celebrating its 35th season in 2013-14, is led by Music Director Carl St.Clair. The largest orchestra formed in the U.S. in the last 40 years, the Symphony is recognized as an outstanding ensemble making strides on both the national and international scene, as well as in its own burgeoning community of Orange County. Presenting more than 100 concerts a year and a rich array of education and community programs, the Symphony reaches more than 275,000 residents — from schoolchildren to senior citizens.