7:30 PM, Saturday, April 20, 2013
Thalia Mara Hall
100 years after the sensational premier of The Rite of Spring scandalized Parisian audiences, the music to Stravinsky’s ballet masterpiece has not lost its primal effect. Its electrifying melodies and rhythms will close the season with a bang. Hear it live along with Britten’s stormy Sea Interludes and Millsaps alumnus Samuel Jones’ Trumpet of the Swan based on stories from The Golden Apples by Eudora Welty.
Pre-concert lecture, 6:45-7:15, at the Mississippi Museum of Art (free; cash bar)
7:30 PM, Friday, April 26, 2013
Mississippi Museum of Art
You’ll be surprised and charmed with a trio of works chosen by MSO’s String Quartet, and Brass and Woodwind Quintets in the beautiful setting of the Mississippi Museum of Art – a perfect way to spend a late-spring evening.