Francis Poulenc in London - March, 1939

from Selected correspondence 1915-1963 / Francis Poulenc, page 118:

I am delighted with my stay in England. We are giving the first performance of 'Le Chat' at our recital in London on Tuesday night. I think we are doing it well now. 

cite as

Francis Poulenc, and Sidney Buckland (ed.), Selected correspondence 1915-1963 / Francis Poulenc (:London, 1991), p. 118. accessed: 22 July, 2024

location of experience: London


Francis Poulenc
Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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Le Chat
written by Henri Sauguet
performed by Francis Poulenc

Experience Information

Date/Time March, 1939
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Letter from Francis Poulenc to Henri Sauguet, London [March, 1939]. 'Le Chat' is Sauguet's 1938 setting for voice and piano of the poem 'Le Chat' by Baudelaire, from 'Six mélodies sur des poèmes symbolistes'.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Thu, 29 Dec 2016 15:32:06 +0000
Approved on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:45:17 +0100