Serge Diaghileff et al. in Paris - 10 May, 1920, in the afternoon

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 10 May 1920, pages 508-509:

Stravinsky and I left where he was staying to go to Mme Edwards*, where we found Diaghilev as well. Here I was made to play Visions Fugitives and Tales of an Old Grandmother. I did not play them very well, having forgotten them and not having touched a piano for three weeks. Diaghilev and Stravinsky liked best the third of the Grandmother's Tales and the fifteenth Vision, but obviously still retained the strongest impression of the Second Piano Concerto, which Diaghilev begged me to remember and play, but which I neither …   more >>

cite as

http://data.open.ac.uk/led/person/Sergey+Prokofiev/1450307447086, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 10 May 1920, p. 508-509. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1452428164209 accessed: 22 January, 2021

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Serge Diaghileff
Impresario Founder of the Ballets Russes
1872-1929
Igor Stravinksy
[…] Composer, Conducting, Musician, Pianist
1882-1971
Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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Visions Fugitives
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Sergei Prokofiev
Tales of an Old Grandmother
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Sergei Prokofiev
Fairy Tale
written by Nikolai Medtner
performed by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 May, 1920, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

* Misia Edwards, née Godebska, pianist


Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 10 Jan 2016 12:16:04 +0000
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:42:34 +0100