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The Rite of Spring

Repertory Archive

The Rite of Spring

(Le Sacre du Printemps)

Choreography by Glen Tetley
Music by Igor Stravinsky
Revised and Reduced Orchestration by Robert Rudolf
Scenery and Costumes by Nadine Baylis
Lighting by John B. Read
Staged by Bronwen Curry (1992 Revival)
Lighting by Timothy Hunter (1992 Revival)

World Premiere

(Under the title Le Sacre du Printemps)
Bavarian State Opera Ballet
April 17, 1974
Munich, Germany

Ferenc Barbay
Konstanza Vernon
Frederic Werner

ABT Premiere

(Under the title Le Sacre du Printemps)
June 21, 1976
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Mikhail Baryshnikov
Martine van Hamel
Clark Tippet
Nanette Glushak
Rebecca Wright
Frank Smith
Charles Ward

Revival Premiere

(Under the title The Rite of Spring)
May 5, 1992