Sergei Prokofiev - 27 November, 1916, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 23 - 30 November 1916, pages 154-155:

On the 27th, the hall was full, all tickets having been sold almost two months ago, as, incidentally, is not unusual for Ziloti's concerts. Boris Verin, who has been granted an amnesty and is in consequence speechless with joy, sat in the front row wearing a dinner-jacket and applauding 'like a man beserk'. I began with the Toccata, received in a rather lukewarm manner. Then followed Achevsky in the Duckling: some uncertainty at the beginning and some awful mistakes in the text - in a word, he had not learnt it properly. The appearance of the four bassoonists …   more >>

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http://data.open.ac.uk/led/person/Sergey+Prokofiev/1450307447086, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 23 - 30 November 1916, p. 154. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451561251636 accessed: 28 September, 2021

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Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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The Ugly Duckling, Op. 18
written by Nina Meshcherskaya (librettist), Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Dimitri Alchevsky
Bassoon Scherzo
written by Sergei Prokofiev
'In My Garden' & 'The Wizard' Op. 23
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Dimitri Alchevsky
'The Boat Cast Off', op. 9 no. 2
written by Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Popova
Ballade for cello and piano
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Wolf-Israel
Sarcasms
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 November, 1916, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

The concert on 27 November was an entire programme of Prokofiev's chamber works, presented by Alexander Ziloti [Siloti].


Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:27:32 +0000
Approved on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:37:00 +0100