Getting the Rite right: Stravinsky’s groundbreaking work turns 100
Dance The Rite of Spring/Petrushka Sadler’s Wells, 11th to 13th April
Few pieces of music have been such a recurring inspiration as Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. A century old this year, the work is as youthful as ever, constantly refreshed as it is by choreographers seeking to interpret its enigmatic myth, from Vaslav Nijinsky to Pina Bausch.
Michael Keegan-Dolan’s dance company unveiled their own version in 2009. Transferring it specifically to Ireland, it divided critics like a guillotine. Now…
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