Igor Stravinksy in Paris - in the beginning of 1928

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 137-138:

At the beginning of 1928 I finished composing the music of Apollo. All that now remained was the final orchestration of the score, and, as this did not occupy my whole time, I was able to give some of it to my tour and concerts. From among these I select for mention two at the Salle Pleyel, 'Le Sacre du Printemps' being included in both programs. These concerts were important for me because it was the first time that Paris heard the 'Sacre' under my direction. It is not for me to appraise my own performance, but I may say that, thanks to the experience I had gained with all kinds of orchestras…   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 137-138. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435673792840 accessed: 20 June, 2024

location of experience: Paris


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

Listening to

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Le Sacre du printemps
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Igor Stravinksy

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1928
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:16:33 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:16:39 +0000