Sergei Prokofiev in University of Chicago, chicago - 13 January, 1922, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 2 - 15 January 1922, page 662:

On the 13th I appeared again [in recital at the University of Chicago], this time with Koshetz in aid of famine victims in Russia. However, this event had been organised by Bolsheviks, and in the middle of it the opportunity was unfortunately taken for a political harangue. It was most disagreeable for politics to be brought in at all, and particularly so at the Bolsheviks' instigation, and I was afraid there might be trouble, but in the first place $2,000 was cpllected for the starving, and in second, we were each paid $400. I played Musorgsky and some of my own compositions; Koshetz was …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 2 - 15 January 1922, p. 662. accessed: 23 July, 2024

location of experience: University of Chicago, chicago


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

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written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Sergei Prokofiev, Nina Koshetz

Experience Information

Date/Time 13 January, 1922, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Tue, 29 Mar 2016 15:20:33 +0100
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:21:56 +0100