Igor Stravinksy in Philadelphia

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, page 122:

As I was under an engagement to play my Concerto at the Philadelphia Orchestra, it was necessary for me to return to that city, and in somewhat unusual circumstances. Having been detained in the country, I could not reach Philadelphia until the afternoon of the very day of my concert. Moreover, the guest conductor, Fritz Reiner, of Cincinnati, who was to accompany me in place of Leopold Stokowski, who was away just then, had barely time to rehearse the program for the evening, as he himself had arrived only that morning. Most conductors devote several rehearsals to the preparation of my …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 122. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435608928485 accessed: 23 February, 2024

location of experience: Philadelphia


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

Listening to

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Piano Concerto
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Fritz Reiner, Philadelphia Orchestra

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:15:28 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:14:41 +0000