Rite, It is still Spring: NC Symphony’s Impressive Program

The NC Symphony will perform a lovely program including Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring tonight and Saturday night in Raleigh. I heard it last night in UNC’s Memorial Hall, where I’ve heard MANY versions of The Rite over the last several months. This one is among the finest. Read my review in The News & Observer here.

Grant Llewellyn in action. Music director of the NC Symphony, he conducts this weekend's fine program.

Grant Llewellyn in action. Music director of the NC Symphony, he conducts this weekend’s fine program, which includes a ravishing interpretation of Debussy’s Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun, as well as a dynamite playing of The Rite of Spring. Photo: NC Symphony.

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