Sergey Prokofiev in Monte Carlo - 25 March, 1925

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 25 March 1925, page 149:

The concert was at three o'clock. When Ptashka had been with Getty, Getty in reference to her 'nerves' had told her, 'Sing as if you were singing for God.' I thought of this today. It is good advice. I played well and was not nervous. The old man accompanied reasonably accurately, and the orchestra was better than at the rehearsal, although not as good as the Paris orchestra. The hall was not full, but the Prince of Monaco was in the royal box.

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 25 March 1925. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 149. accessed: 21 November, 2017

location of experience: Monte Carlo


Sergey Prokofiev
Musician, Composer, performer

Listening to

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Piano Concerto
written by Sergey Prokofiev
performed by Sergey Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 March, 1925
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Tue, 24 May 2016 00:12:12 +0100
Approved on Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:24:17 +0100