Blog Video

May 29, 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the premiere of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. It’s come a long way since confounding musicians with its polyrhythms and no-holds-barred energy.

A few interpretations here, from the ridiculous (in a good way!), to the cute, to the actual performance and super-cool visualization:

Daniel Gilliam is the weekday afternoon host (1-3pm) on 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville, and director of radio for Louisville Public Media.