Dmitri Shostakovich in Russia - in the beginning of the 1900's
The première of Wozzeck went brilliantly. The composer’s presence added to the excitement. But why had he been welcomed so coldly? I learned the reason later. It turned out that the singer who was supposed to have postponed the première, but not here. How could we fall flat on our faces in front of foreigners?
location of experience: Russia
Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:00:39 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 12:41:57 +0000