Igor Stravinksy in Hollywood - in the middle of 1945

from Themes and Conclusions, page 231:

Dmitri Mitroupoulos had conducted Petrushka  and Histoire du Soldat, but as a missionary of Mahler and a specialist in the Alpine Symphony he could not have been very interested in my music. I was surprised, therefore, when he came to call on me in Hollywood one summer evening in 1945. He spoke French, mixed with Slavonic, and this together with his wobbly movements, quickly endeared him to me. We talked about the Orthodox Church and looked at my collection of …   more >>

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Igor Stravinksy, Themes and Conclusions (Queen Square, London, 1972), p. 231. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450196791540 accessed: 13 April, 2024

location of experience: Hollywood


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

Listening to

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Prokofiev’s Third Piano Concerto
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Dimitri Mitropoulos

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1945
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 15 Dec 2015 16:26:31 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:03:45 +0100