Academy Announces 2012 Program
That was Igor Stravinsky’s seat for the world premier of his groundbreaking work “The Rite of Spring”. From this seat, Stravinsky witnessed one of the most famous audience reactions in the history of performing arts – A Riot!
Nearly 100 years later, The Academy revisits this moment that set the world of music and dance on its ear! Widely recognized as a pillar of modern music and modern dance, Stravinsky’s masterpiece is a perfect match for an arena that demands bold statements and powerful music. In the spirit of this landmark work, The Academy offers a glimpse into the moment that ushered in the modern artistic age to the masses, now adapted and transformed for the marching age.
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