Igor Stravinksy in London - June, 1927

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, page 133:

While in London I had the opportunity of hearing a very beautiful concert of the works of Manuel de Falla. With a decision and crispness meriting high praise, he conducted his remarkable ‘El Retablo de Maese Pedro’, in which he had the valuable assistance of Mme Vera Janacopoulos. I also greatly enjoyed hearing his concerto for harpsichord or piano, which he himself played on the latter instrument. In my opinion these two works give proof of incontestable progress in the development of his great talent. He has, in them, deliberately emancipated himself from the folklorist influence under …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 133. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435673280316 accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: London


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

Listening to

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Concerto for harpsichord or piano
written by Manuel de Falla
performed by Manuel de Falla
El Retablo de Maese Pedro
written by Manuel de Falla
performed by Vera Janacopoulos, Manuel de Falla

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1927
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:08:01 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:16:23 +0000