Francis Poulenc - 1924

from Selected correspondence 1915-1963 / Francis Poulenc, page 70:

Yes, Les Biches went well. I cannot find words to do justice to the beauty of Nijinska's work. She really is a creature of genius. The whole thing was danced so perfectly. And special praise for Nemchinova, adorable in the starring role. 

cite as

Francis Poulenc, and Sidney Buckland (ed.), Selected correspondence 1915-1963 / Francis Poulenc (:London, 1991), p. 70. accessed: 8 December, 2021


Francis Poulenc
Composer, Pianist

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Les Biches
written by Francis Poulenc

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Date/Time 1924
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Letter from Francis Poulenc to Igor Stravinsky, February 1924. Vera Nemchinova danced the role of the Girl in Blue in Poulenc's ballet 'Les Biches'.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:45:33 +0000
Approved on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:47:19 +0100