Two ‘Rites’, no riot, for Stravinsky centenary

File photo of dancers performing during a dress rehearsal of "The Rite of Spring" ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre in MoscowBy Michael Roddy PARIS (Reuters) – Right on cue, the "chosen one" danced herself to death, twice in a row, for the centenary of Igor Stravinsky's pagan and pulsating "The Rite of Spring" ballet on Wednesday at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees. But this time, unlike at the premiere in the same theatre on May 29, 1913, there was no near riot, though there were a few boos for the second, contemporary version of the ballet. A concert celebrating the centenary of the notoriously stormy premiere of a groundbreaking work that set the tone for music in the 20th century otherwise went off without a …