Alexander Medem et al. in Saint Petersburg - 14 February, 1908

from Sergey Prokofiev diaires: 24 February 1908, page 41:

On Thursday 14th M. M. Chernov at last introduced me to the 'Evenings of Contemporary Music'. I took along some of my short piano pieces, volumes two and three (up to and including 'Entreaties'). Only four people were there: Nurok, Nouvel, Medem and Senilov. Mikhail Mikhailovich gave me a very warm recommendation and I sat down to play my pieces. The first was 'Snow', which at once grabbed their attention and pleasantly surprised them: original, descriptive logical and beautiful were some of the adjectives they used to describe it. They very much liked the other pieces as well, and …   more >>

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Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaires: 24 February 1908. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 41. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1423520853845 accessed: 21 September, 2020

location of experience: Saint Petersburg

Listeners

Alexander Medem
1871-1927
Alfred Nurok
1860-1919
Vladimir Senilov
1875-1918
Walter Nouvel
1871-1949

Listening to

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Piano pieces, volumes two and three
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 14 February, 1908
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Mon, 09 Feb 2015 22:27:34 +0000
Approved on Fri, 25 May 2018 14:21:56 +0100