Sergei Prokofiev in London - 11 June, 1921, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 1 - 30 June 1921, page 608:

Two days later, on rhw 11th, Chout was on again, but this time I asked Ansermet to conduct while I sat in the house like a lord, listening. Before Chout I conducted a performance of the 'Classical' Symphony, which was well but not sensationally received, and then sat in a box with Stravinsky listening to Chout. Our box was in a rather prominent position, so the whole audience was goggling at us.

Hearing Chout from a box in the auditorium was an experience ten times more pleasant than from the conductor's rostrum. …   more >>

cite as

http://data.open.ac.uk/led/person/Sergey+Prokofiev/1450307447086, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 1 - 30 June 1921, p. 608. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1458778951434 accessed: 1 July, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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Chout
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Orchestra of the Ballets Russes, Ernest Ansermet
Classical Symphony
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Orchestra of the Ballets Russes, Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 June, 1921, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Thu, 24 Mar 2016 00:22:31 +0000
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:14:51 +0100