A hundred years ago today, Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du printemps debuted in Paris, and an audience riot broke out. Here’s a snippet of the piece performed by the London Symphony Orchestra with Leonard Bernstein conducting.
Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.
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