20/11/1919 - London (United Kingdom), Royal Philarmonic Society - Alfred Cortot (piano)
The Fantaisie for piano and orchestra was composed between 1889 and 1890 and was the fourth work that Claude Debussy sent from Rome. Circumstances prevented the piece from being performed at that time. It was in 1919, and after the composer's death that it was played Royal Philharmonic Society, with assistance from Alfred Cortot.
Claude-Achille Debussy was born in Saint Germain en Laye on August 22nd, 1862 and died in Paris on March 25th, 1918. He studied piano the Paris Conservatory. He won the Prix de Rome in 1884. [...]