Igor Stravinksy in France - at the end of the 1910's

from Memories and Commentaries, page 163:

The singers had scarcely learned the notes before the piano preview performance, which took place at the Princesse de Polignac’s a few days before the public one. At this Polignac soirée I accompanied them on the piano. From the reactions of the guests, I could see that Oedipus was not likely to succeed with the ballet audience. But my austere vocal concert, following a ‘romantic’ and colourful ballet, Firebird, was a …   more >>

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Igor Stravinksy and Robert Craft, Memories and Commentaries (Queen Square, London, 2002), p. 163. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450352283842 accessed: 24 November, 2020

location of experience: France

Listeners

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

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Oedipus Rex
written by Igor Stravinksy

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by verafonte on Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:38:04 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:22:22 +0100