Wayne C. Wentzel Lecture: Thomas Forrest Kelly
April 7, 2017
Wayne C. Wentzel Lecture: Thomas Forrest Kelly
Presented by Butler ArtsFest

This event is free and open to the public. 

What Nijinsky saw: Backstage at the Premiere of the Rite of Spring

An illustrated talk, with music, about the most famous premiere of them all: the first riotous performance by Diaghilev’s Russian Ballet of the ballet Le Sacre du Printemps, in Paris on May 29, 1913.

Thomas Forrest Kelly

Thomas Forrest Kelly is Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music at Harvard University, where he served as Chair of the Music Department from 1999 to 2004. In 2005 he was named a Harvard College Professor in recognition of his teaching of undergraduates. Before coming to Harvard h... READ MORE