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About the Work

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Igor Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring”  a work by Artistic Director David Shimotakahara in collaboration with the Akron Symphony Orchestra premiered April 13 at E.J. Thomas Hall.

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