Pianists Ilya Blinov and Christian Matjias play “The Rite of Spring”; The Greencards

October 06, 2011

Stravinsky's ballet "The Rite of Spring" was one of the most revolutionary, even shocking, musical events of its time. On Saturday in Urbana, pianists Ilya Blinov and Christian Matjias will tackle what's normally a huge orchestral score. I'll talk with Prof. Matjias on the Thursday edition of "Live and Local." And we'll learn about an acoustic Americana band called The Greencards, playing in Bloomington Thursday night.