Examine the historical, cultural, dance and musical context of the May 29, 1913 dramatic premiere of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, which resulted in a riot.
Dr. Matthew Naylor, President and CEO of the Museum, will moderate a conversation with Dr. Ilyana Karthas, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Missouri – Columbia; Ramona Pansegrau, Music Director of the Kansas City Ballet; and Devon Carney, Artistic Director of the Kansas City Ballet.
Sponsored by Alliance Française in partnership with the Kansas City Ballet and the National World War I Museum and Memorial.
Cash bar/small plates available prior to the event. Free with RSVP.
Alliance Française de Kansas City
PO Box 8824
Kansas City MO 64114-8824
Tel: (816) 666-8674
8014 State Line Road Suite 210
Prairie Village, KS 66208
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