Sergei Prokofiev in University of New York - 22 November, 1920, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 22 November 1920, page 554:

At eight p.m. in the Kucheryavy automobile we went to the concert. The hall was very fine, but there were not many people, which surprised me as Gottlieb had been telling me they would have to put seats on the stage. I very much enjoyed performing a programme on which I had worked so thoroughly. For the first time I played the Schubert waltzes and also, not counting the charity concert in Kislovodsk before I left Russia, Chopin. It was a tremendous success, but I played only three encores, not wanting to give any more. Dina sang her numbers in the middle of the programme; she wore a …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 22 November 1920, p. 554. accessed: 25 April, 2024

location of experience: University of New York


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Piano and vocal recital
written by Franz Schubert, Chopin
performed by Dina Saknovska, Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 November, 1920, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 13 Jan 2016 00:04:25 +0000
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:24:26 +0100