Igor Stravinksy in Lausanne - 28 September, 1918

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 74-77:

After a great many rehearsals for the actors, for the musicians, and for the Princess’ dances, which Mme Pitoëff and I evolved together, we reached the moment to which we had so eagerly looked forward, and on September 28, 1918, the first performance was given – at the Lausanne Theatre. / I had always been a sincere admirer of René Auberjonois’ drawings and painting, but I had not expected that he would give proof of such subtle imagination and such complete mastery as he did in the scenery and costumes and the whole artistry of his setting. Among our other collaborators I had had the …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 74-77. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434627147427 accessed: 6 July, 2022

location of experience: Lausanne

Listeners

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

Listening to

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'L'Histoire du soldat'
written by Igor Stravinsky, Igor Stravinksy
performed by Ernest Ansermet

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 September, 1918
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:32:27 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:59:18 +0000