Radhe Radhe: The Rites of Holi and The Rite of Spring
Faculty and participants from Ensemble Evolution join Vijay Iyer for a performance of Radhe Radhe, a live film score paired with a new arrangement of Stravinsky’s original Rite to create an unforgettable alloy of new and old.
Holi is known around the world as a joyful, chaotic and colorful celebration of springtime in India. In response to Stravinsky’s own famously chaotic work about springtime, pianist and composer, Vijay Iyer, and filmmaker/collaborator, Prashant Bhargava, were intrigued by the possible connection with Holi. The result is also a ballet of sorts: a performative encounter between live music and film, between lived experience and myth, the self and the transformed self, winter and spring.
Zosha di Castri - La Forma dello Spazio
Stravinsky arr Colno t- Rite of Spring
Vijay Iyer - Rites of Holi