SF Symphony celebrates the 100th anniversary of Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring

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Composer Igor Stravinsky (left) with Pierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony Music Director from 1935 to 1952. Monteux's friendship with Stravinsky went back to 1911, when the conductor led the premiere of 'Petrushka'. Photo courtesy of the Museum of Performance and Design

Composer Igor Stravinsky (left) with Pierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony Music Director from 1935 to 1952. Monteux’s friendship with Stravinsky went back to 1911, when the conductor led the premiere of ‘Petrushka’. Photo courtesy of the Museum of Performance and Design

Originally Aired on KQED June 20, 2013. 

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