Igor Stravinksy in Vienna - the 1960's

from Memories and Commentaries, page 163:

I have participated as a conductor in only a few staged performances and have seen only a few other stagings. (Of recent ones, I should mention the Vienna Opera’s, where the ‘e peste’ sounded as though the singers really did have the plague, and the Washington Opera’s, where the white faces of the chorus glistened like the craters in Emmental cheese.)

cite as

Igor Stravinksy and Robert Craft, Memories and Commentaries (Queen Square, London, 2002), p. 163. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450352613980 accessed: 4 December, 2021

location of experience: Vienna

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Oedipus Rex
written by Igor Stravinksy

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1960's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:43:34 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:22:43 +0100