Igor Stravinksy in Russia - the 1890's

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, page 10:

There were also great symphonic concerts given by two important societies- the Imperial Musical Society and the Russian Symphony Concerts- founded by Mitrophan Belaieff, that great patron and publisher of music. / The concerts of the Imperial Society were often conducted by Napravnik, whom I already knew through the Imperial Opera, of which he was for many years the distinguished conductor. It seems to me that in spite of his austere conservatism he was the type of conductor which even today I prefer to all others. Certainty and unbending rigor in the exercise of his art; complete contempt for…   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 10. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434535036314 accessed: 24 April, 2024

location of experience: Russia


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

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1890's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:57:17 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:43:11 +0000