Igor Stravinksy in Ukraine - in the beginning of the 1910's

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 38-39:

From Paris I went as usual to Oustiloug for the summer, and there I quietly continued my work on the 'Sacre'. I was roused from that peaceful existence by an invitation from Diaghileff to join him at Bayreuth to hear Parsifal in its hallowed setting. I had never seen Parsifal on the stage. The proposal was tempting, and I accepted it with pleasure. On the way I stopped at Nuremberg for twenty-four hours and visited the museum. Next day my dear, portly friend met me at the Bayreuth station and told me that we were filled to overflowing. We managed, however, with great difficulty, to find two …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 38-39. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434617246414 accessed: 29 November, 2021

location of experience: Ukraine

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Igor Stravinksy
[…] Composer, Conducting, Musician, Pianist
1882-1971

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Parsifal
written by Richard Wagner

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1910's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:47:27 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:51:01 +0000