Sergei Prokofiev in Chicago - 24 November, 1921, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 24 November 1921, page 632:

A grand evening at Rosenthal's, along the lines of the previous year except that this year Koshetz sang. I also played a few pieces. There was a heterogeneous guest list, and it was not too boring an occasion. Koshetz sang one of her songs, and I marvelled anew how it could be so fresj and so beautiful. She is obviously telling the truth and the song truly did manifest itself through the tapping of the table (if she is fibbing, then there is no way of explaining the different between this and what she produced in Moscow, they are chalk and cheese). If she herself was knocking the table it …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 24 November 1921, p. 632. accessed: 18 June, 2024

location of experience: Chicago


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

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written by Nina Koshetz
performed by Nina Koshetz

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 November, 1921, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 27 Mar 2016 21:34:54 +0100
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:08:30 +0100