Igor Stravinksy in Paris - at the end of 1928

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 148-149:

I was generously given four rehearsals with the admirable orchestra of the Opera. They were arduous, because at each of them I had to contend with the dreadful system of deputizing – so fatal to the music when at each rehearsal musicians, without any warning, send others to take their place. One has only to recall the amusing story so often repeated, which is attributed to various conductors. Exasperated by seeing new faces at the instrumentalists’ music stands at every rehearsal, he draws their attention to it, and suggests that they should follow the example of the soloist who regularly …   more >>
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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 148-149. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435680188709 accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: Paris


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

Listening to

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Le Baiser de la Fée
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Paris Opera orchestra, Igor Stravinksy

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1928
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:03:08 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:22:55 +0000