Sergei Prokofiev - 10 October, 1914, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 10 October 1914, page 755:

I went to the concert with a degree of anticipation, not having been to any concerts for some time, and I also hoped to see many of my friends. Quite a few of them were there although not, as a matter of fact, as many as I had been expecting. I sat with Nadya and Sonia Shtember, who invited me to call on them. Kokochka had gone to Moscow and they were lonely. Zakharov stumped noisily onto the platform and played the Bach-Busoni Fugue averagely well but never reaching the heights. On the other hand, after the interval he accompanied Hansen magnificently in Nikolayev's Violin Sonata, which …   more >>

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Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 10 October 1914. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 755. accessed: 21 June, 2024


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Violin Sonata
written by Nikolayev
performed by Cecilia Hansen, Boris Zakharov
written by Bach, Ferruccio Busoni
performed by Boris Zakharov
Songs performed by Mme. Andreyeva, Nikolay Andreyev

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 October, 1914, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


* Nina Meshcherskaya, S.P.'s current romantic interest.

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 14 Oct 2015 21:52:21 +0100
Approved on Fri, 08 Jun 2018 16:33:39 +0100