Sergei Prokofiev in Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center - 14 February, 1922, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 17 January - 25 February 1922, page 666:

However, in the event all was well. The recital programme* was not onerous and consisted of well-known works, and afterwards I followed Capablanca's advice and took a hot bath, drank some hot milk, and lay down for two hours. I then put on my tails and went to conduct the opera. There was no orchestral rehearsal in New York, but the orchestra was in such good form that there were no disasters from that quarter. The theatre was full, but I was told a lot of complimentary tickets had been issued: sales had been excellent for the 6th, but after Traviata was presented in place of …   more >>

cite as

http://data.open.ac.uk/led/person/Sergey+Prokofiev/1450307447086, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 17 January - 25 February 1922, p. 666. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1459348026207 accessed: 21 September, 2020

location of experience: Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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The Love of Three Oranges, Op.33
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Solosits of the Chicago Opera, Metropolitan Opera Chorus, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 14 February, 1922, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

* S.P. solo piano recital, taking place on the same day as the New York premiere of The Love of Three Oranges


Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:27:06 +0100
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:23:09 +0100