Sergei Prokofiev in Chicago - 6 November, 1921, in the afternoon

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 6 November 1921, page 622:

After lunch with Koshetz I watched a parade in honour of Foch, who was paying a visit to America. The parade, as if on purpose, took place immediately in front of the hotel. At three o'clock we went to Strauss's concert: on our left a demonstration in honour of the French; on our right, a celebration of a German. It is a wonder no one thought to position a limbless torso in between the two, a heroic victim of the conflict!

Strauss's concert consisted of his songs, for which he himself played the piano. His accompaniments were a delight, a touch on the dry side. The first songs were …   more >>

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http://data.open.ac.uk/led/person/Sergey+Prokofiev/1450307447086, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 6 November 1921, p. 622. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1458993545887 accessed: 7 February, 2023

location of experience: Chicago

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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Songs
written by Richard Strauss
performed by Richard Strauss

Experience Information

Date/Time 6 November, 1921, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sat, 26 Mar 2016 11:59:06 +0000
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:20:16 +0100