Igor Stravinksy in Paris - 15 May, 1920

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 84-85:

All the early part of 1920 was filled with excitement, feverish activity, and continual travel necessitated by preparations for the performance of 'Pulcinella', which was given at the Opera on May 15. I had to go to and fro between Morges and Paris, where my presence was constantly required either to hear singers and rehearse them, or to follow closely the choreographic rehearsals in order to spare Massine unpleasant misunderstandings of the sort already described. / Although all this was very tiring, I enjoyed taking part in a task which ended in a real success. 'Pulcinella' is one of those …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 84-85. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434812611345 accessed: 30 September, 2023

location of experience: Paris


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

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written by Igor Stravinksy, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 May, 1920
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sat, 20 Jun 2015 16:03:31 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:03:58 +0000