Igor Stravinksy in Paris - in the middle of 1910

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, page 29:

But to return to my score of L’Oiseau de Feu; I worked strenuously at it, and when I finished it on time I felt the need of a rest in the country before going to Paris, which I was to visit for the first time. / Diaghileff, with his company and collaborators, preceded me, so that when I joined them rehearsals were in full swing. Fokine elaborated the scenario, having worked at his choreography with burning devotion, the more so because he had fallen in love with the Russian fairy story. The casting was not what I had intended. Pavlova, with her slim angular figure, had seemed to me …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 29. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434573059497 accessed: 20 April, 2024

location of experience: Paris


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

Listening to

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The Firebird
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Diaghileff's company

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1910
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Wed, 17 Jun 2015 21:30:59 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:48:20 +0000