Igor Stravinksy in Milan - the 1910's

from Memories and Commentaries, page 115:

The most memorable event in my years of friendship with the Futurists was a performance we saw together at the Milan puppet theatre of The Chinese Pirates, a ‘drama in three acts’. The theatre itself was puppet-sized. An invisible orchestra, clarinet, piano, violin, bass, played an overture and bits of incidental music. There were tiny windows on either side of the tiny stage. In the last act we heard singing and were terrified to see that it came from giants standing behind …   more >>

cite as

Igor Stravinksy and Robert Craft, Memories and Commentaries (Queen Square, London, 2002), p. 115. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450294659719 accessed: 29 November, 2022

location of experience: Milan

Listeners

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

Listening to

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The Chinese Pirates

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1910's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 19:37:39 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:17:55 +0100