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Springtime in Paris: Riots and Mayhem

  • 11 May 2016
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • National World War I Museum and Memorial - 100 West 26th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108

WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016, 7:00 PM

Springtime in Paris: Riots and Mayhem

Examine the historical, cultural, dance and musical context of the May 29, 1913 dramatic premiere of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, which resulted in a riot. 

Dr. Matthew Naylor, President and CEO of the Museum, will moderate a conversation with Dr. Ilyana Karthas, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Missouri – Columbia; Ramona Pansegrau, Music Director of the Kansas City Ballet; and Devon Carney, Artistic Director of the Kansas City Ballet. 

Sponsored by Alliance Française in partnership with the Kansas City Ballet and the National World War I Museum and Memorial. 

Cash bar/small plates available prior to the event. Free with RSVP.



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