Igor Stravinksy in Paris - in the middle of 1928

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 141-142:

My ballet, 'Apollo Musagetes', was given in Washington for the first time on April 27, with Adolphe Bolm’s choreography. As I was not there I cannot say anything about it. What interested me far more was its first performance in Paris at Diaghileff’s theatre, inasmuch as I was myself to conduct the music. My orchestra was so small that I was able without difficulty to have four rehearsals. This gave me a chance to make a close study of the score with the musicians recruited from the great symphonic orchestras of Paris, whom I knew well, as I had frequently worked with them. / As I have …   more >>
cite as

Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 141-142. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435677090042 accessed: 25 February, 2024

location of experience: Paris


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

Listening to

hide composers
Apollo Musagetes
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by musicians from symphonic orquestras of Paris, Igor Stravinksy

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:11:30 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:20:45 +0000