Igor Stravinksy in St. Petersburg - at the end of the 1800's

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 10-11:

I used to go also to the Belaieff Symphony Concerts. Belaieff had formed a group of musicians whom he helped in every way: giving them material assistance, publishing their works and having them performed at his concerts. The leading figures in this group were Rimsky-Korsakov and Glazunov, who were joined by Liadov and, later on, Tcherepnin, the brothers Blumenfeld, Sokolov, and other pupils of Rimsky-Korsakov. This group, though the offspring of the Five, rapidly changed, and, perhaps without realizing it, developed a new school, little by little taking possession of the Conservatoire in …   more >>
cite as

Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 10-11. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434535481537 accessed: 28 January, 2022

location of experience: St. Petersburg


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

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Wed, 17 Jun 2015 11:04:42 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:44:01 +0000