Igor Stravisnky in Paris - 1914

from Memories and Commentaries, page 92:

I remember with infinitely more pleasure the first concert performance the following year, a triumph such as composers rarely enjoy. The acclaim of the young people who filled the Casino de Paris completely reversed the verdict of the year before. (Incidentally, Saint-Saëns, a sharp little man – I had a good view of him – attended this performance; whether or not he was at the première and walked out during the opening bassoon solo I do not know.) Monteaux again …   more >>

cite as

Igor Stravisnky and Robert Craft, Memories and Commentaries (Queen Square, London, 2002), p. 92. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450292939086 accessed: 22 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris


Igor Stravisnky
[…] Musician, Conducting, Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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Mozart Violin concerto
written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
performed by Pierre Monteux, George Enescu
Le Sacre du printemps
written by Igor Stravisnky
performed by Pierre Monteux
Bach's Double Concerto
written by Johann Sebastian Bach
performed by Pierre Monteux, George Enescu

Experience Information

Date/Time 1914
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 19:08:59 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:16:27 +0100