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Firebirds of Paris: French and Belgian Singers in Russian Opera and Song

@inproceedings{McKee2011FirebirdsOP,
  title={Firebirds of Paris: French and Belgian Singers in Russian Opera and Song},
  author={Elwood McKee},
  year={2011}
}
Firebirds of Paris: French and Belgian Singers in Russian Opera and Song. (1) Marston 51008-2 (79.18 min). Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird, starring Karsavina, was a huge success at its Paris premiere in 1910. The Russian upper classes had long been Francophiles, and Paris became a haven for many of them in the wake of the 1917 Russian Revolution and Civil War. The exiles included famous artists and singers, such as Chaliapin and Kouznetsova, who were already well known to Parisian audiences… Expand