Serge Koussevitzky et al. in Paris - 22 April, 1921

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 1 - 30 April 1921, page 594:

My first port of call was Nouvel, who said that naturally Diaghilev was most unhappy about the Koussevitzky performance of the Scythian Suite, but agreed that it was now too late to do anything about it. I next went to see Koussevitzky, who roared that the question was not worth discussing, the Suite was the pièce de résistance of the whole concert, and as far as Diaghilev was concerned I should simply put all the blame on him, Koussevitzky. I was only too pleased by all of this and instead of protesting went through the …   more >>

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Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 1 - 30 April 1921, p. 594. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1456064536450 accessed: 16 September, 2021

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Serge Koussevitzky
Double-bassist, Composer, Conducting
1874-1951
Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

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Ala i Lolli
written by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 April, 1921
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 21 Feb 2016 14:22:16 +0000
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:03:52 +0100