Sergei Prokofiev in Denver

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 12 January 1926, page 252:

The concert took place in a small hall with three to four hundred seats, of which about two hundred were filled. Once again, I was not at all nervous and Ptashka only very slightly. Can it really be that Klein has lifted this burden from us?! When you are not nervous, what possibilities there are for creative inspirations while performing! Ptashka sang not badly, especially taking into consideration how tired she is, that she is not feeling well and that her voice was not sounding at all this morning. The audience was attentive and well disposed, trying hard to understand the music, but …   more >>

cite as

Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 12 January 1926. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 252. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1464992977439 accessed: 17 September, 2021

location of experience: Denver

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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Songs
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Sergei Prokofiev, Lina Prokofiev

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Klein was an American Christian Scientist, who S.P. and his wife had consulted.


Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Fri, 03 Jun 2016 23:29:37 +0100
Approved on Mon, 15 May 2017 12:01:07 +0100