Igor Stravinksy in Wiesbaden - at the end of the 1920's

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 126-127:

I then went to Wiesbaden to take part as soloist in my Concerto at a symphony concert conducted by Klemperer. It was there that I got into touch for the first time with this eminent conductor, with whom later I so frequently had the opportunity and pleasure of working. I shall always retain a grateful and affectionate memory of our relations, for I found in Klemperer not only a devoted propagandist of my work, but a forceful conductor, with a generous nature and intelligence enough to realize that in closely following the author’s directions there is no danger of prejudicing one’s own …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 126-127. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435609788717 accessed: 13 June, 2024

location of experience: Wiesbaden


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

Listening to

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Piano Concerto
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Igor Stravinksy, Otto Klemperer

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:29:49 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:15:13 +0000