Igor Stravinksy in Paris - between at the end of 1922 and in the beginning of 1923

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 110-111:

In the winter of 1922-1923 I often went to the small Trianon Lyrique, a modest and charming theatre of long standing. Louis Masson, its director, was a serious musician and excellent conductor, with a firm baton and very fine taste. He gave unpretentious performances there which were perfectly executed. He deserves gratitude for the courage which he put on works of high musical value which the official theatres had, alas! Cast aside as old-fashioned and no longer attractive to the general public. This attitude of the great theatres is all the more deplorable in that, while depriving …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 110-111. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434889844118 accessed: 15 June, 2024

location of experience: Paris


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

Listening to

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Cimarosa's 'Secret Mariage'
written by Domenico Cimarosa
performed by Louis Masson
Philémon et Baucis
written by Charles Gounod
performed by Louis Masson

Experience Information

Date/Time between at the end of 1922 and in the beginning of 1923
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sun, 21 Jun 2015 13:30:44 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:12:17 +0000