Photograph of a scene from The Rite of Spring, 1913


Now recognised as one the most significant musical masterpieces of the 20th century, Stravinsky’s ballet, The Rite of Spring, caused a storm when it premiered at the newly opened Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris in 1913.

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Russian Ballets At Paris In 1913
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