Sergei Prokofiev in Kansas City - 22 January, 1926

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 22 January 1926, page 257:

The concert was in a club, a very good one, membership of which costs $1,000. The building has twenty-two floors and the hall is on the twenty-second, but lacks an artists' room. To begin with we were accommodated on the fourth floor, but then we were taken higher up and found space not far from the piano, behind a screen. The lady president delivered a speech about me and Ptashka (the hall seated about four hundred) but mainly about the ambitions of the Society. It is a new one, less than a year in existence. Before the first concert they had no more thn 160, after the first concert it …   more >>

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Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 22 January 1926. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 257. accessed: 4 March, 2024

location of experience: Kansas City


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

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written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Sergei Prokofiev, Lina Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 January, 1926
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Fri, 03 Jun 2016 23:48:49 +0100
Approved on Mon, 15 May 2017 12:00:15 +0100