Rite of Spring


Marin Alsop, Music Director
Branford Marsalis, saxophone

Anna Clyne // Abstractions
Ibert // Concertino da camera Listen Now 
Milhaud // Scaramouche Listen Now 
Stravinsky // Rite of Spring Listen Now 

A piece of music so wild, so barbaric and so brilliant, Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring is considered one of the most influential works of the 20th century. Branford Marsalis, who belongs to one of the greatest American musical dynasties, joins the BSO for two melodic French pieces for saxophone and orchestra. 

Read more about the program in Overture Magazine

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