Posts tagged as "mikhail-ippolitov-ivanov"

Ippolitov-Ivanov: Caucasian Sketches. Glière: The Red Poppy

April 20, 2016

Many famous conductors had unusual lives, but the life of Anatole Fistoulari (1907-1995) was more unusual than most. When he was just seven, he conducted a performance of Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony in his native city of Kiev. At thirteen, he conducted Saint-Saëns’s Samson and Delilah in Bucharest. While a young man, he travelled throughout Europe […]