Classical music riot
A classical music riot is violent, disorderly behavior (a riot) that occurs upon (usually) the premiere of a controversial piece of classical music.Examples include:
Altenberg Lieder - Renée Fleming: Altenberg Lieder
Alban Berg: 5 Orchestral Songs on postcard texts of Peter Altenberg Lucerne Festival, Claudio Abbado, Renée Fleming N.B.: This performance has been posted el...
The Rite of Spring - Igor Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
Ballet Choreography: Maurice Béjart Wikipedia Links: 1) Igor Stravinsky http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Igor_Stravinsky 2) The Rite of Spring http://en.wikipedi...
Benvenuto Cellini (opera)
Hector Berlioz, Benvenuto Cellini: Acte I, Tableau 1 (Balducci's residence) Teatro di San Carlo Napoli, 1967 (sung in Italian) Raina Kabaivanska, Teresa Nico...
Salome (opera)
Peter Halls magnificent 1992 production of Strausss opera Salome features sensational acting from Maria Ewing who, as the sinister, monstrous heroine of the ...
Das Floß der Medusa
Schüler der Hector-Peterson-Schule spielen berühmte Bildszenen nach. Hier die Schiffbrüchigen und Verdurstenden von Gericault.
Four Organs
Four Organs is a work for four electronic organs and maraca, composed by Steve Reich in January 1970.
The four organs harmonically expound a dominant eleventh chord (E–D–E–F♯–G♯–A–B)...
Skandalkonzert
The Skandalkonzert of March 31, 1913, was a concert of the Wiener Konzertverein (Vienna Concert Society) conducted by Arnold Schoenberg in the Great Hall of the Musikverein. The audience, shocked by t...
Skandalkonzert - Wikipedia
The Rite of Spring
The Rite of Spring (French: Le Sacre du printemps, Russian: «Весна священная», Vesna svyashchennaya) is a ballet and orchestral concert work by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. It was wr...
Salome (opera)
Salome, Op. 54, is an opera in one act by Richard Strauss to a German libretto by the composer, based on Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of the French play Salomé by Oscar Wilde. Strauss dedicate...
Salome (opera) - Wikipedia
Parade (ballet)
Parade is a ballet with music by Erik Satie and a one-act scenario by Jean Cocteau. The ballet was composed 1916–1917 for Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. The ballet premiered on Friday, May 18, 191...
Parade (ballet) - Wikipedia
Ballet Mécanique
Ballet Mécanique (1923–24) is a Dadaist post-Cubist art film conceived, written, and co-directed by the artist Fernand Léger in collaboration with the filmmaker Dudley Murphy (with cinematographic i...
Altenberg Lieder
The Five Orchestral Songs (German: Fünf Orchesterlieder, nach Ansichtkarten-Texten von Peter Altenberg), Op. 4, for medium voice and orchestra, were composed by Alban Berg in 1911/12. Numbers 2 an...
Das Floß der Medusa
Das Floß der Medusa (The Raft of the Medusa) is an oratorio by the German composer Hans Werner Henze. It is regarded as a seminal work in the composer's political alignment with left-wing politics.Hen...
Das Floß der Medusa - Wikipedia
Benvenuto Cellini (opera)
Benvenuto Cellini is an opera semiseria in two acts with music by Hector Berlioz and libretto by Léon de Wailly (fr) and Henri Auguste Barbier. It was the first of Berlioz's operas, premiered in...
Benvenuto Cellini (opera) - Wikipedia
The Rite of Spring discography
This is a sound and video discography of Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring. The work was premiered in Paris on May 29, 1913 at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. It was presented by Sergei Diag...
The Rite of Spring discography - Wikipedia
La muette de Portici
La muette de Portici (The Dumb Girl of Portici, or The Mute Girl of Portici), also called Masaniello in some versions, is an opera in five acts by Daniel Auber, with a libretto by Germain Delavigne, r...
La muette de Portici - Wikipedia