Igor Stravinksy in Paris - 1914

from Memories and Commentaries, page 92:

I remember with infinitely more pleasure the first concert performance the following year, a triumph such as composers rarely enjoy. The acclaim of the young people who filled the Casino de Paris completely reversed the verdict of the year before. (Incidentally, Saint-Saëns, a sharp little man – I had a good view of him – attended this performance; whether or not he was at the première and walked out during the opening bassoon solo I do not know.) Monteaux …   more >>

cite as

Igor Stravinksy and Robert Craft, Memories and Commentaries (Queen Square, London, 2002), p. 92. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450292939086 accessed: 19 April, 2024

location of experience: Paris


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

Listening to

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Le Sacre du printemps
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Pierre Monteux
Mozart Violin concerto
written by Mozart
performed by George Enescu, Pierre Monteux
Bach's Double Concerto
written by Bach
performed by George Enescu, Pierre Monteux

Experience Information

Date/Time 1914
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by verafonte on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 19:08:59 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:16:27 +0100