Igor Stravinksy in Amsterdam - in the beginning of 1928

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, page 139:

I then went to Amsterdam to conduct Oedipus at the Concertgebouw, which was celebrating its fortieth anniversary by a series of sumptuous musical productions. The fine Concertgebouw orchestra, always at the same high level, the magnificent male choruses from the Royal Apollo Society, soloists of the first rank - among them Mme Hélène Sadoven as Jocasta, Louis van Tulder as Oedipus, and Paul Huf, an excellent reader - and the way in which my work was received by the public, have left a particularly precious memory that I recall with much enjoyment.

cite as

Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 139. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435674909834 accessed: 27 November, 2022

location of experience: Amsterdam

Listeners

Igor Stravinksy
[…] Composer, Conducting, Musician, Pianist
1882-1971

Listening to

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Oedipus Rex
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Concertgebouw orchestra, Hélène Sadoven, Louis van Tulder, Paul Huf, male choruses from the Royal Apollo Society, 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 15:35:10 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:18:35 +0000