Sergei Prokofiev in Boston - 27 January, 1926, in the morning

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 27 January 1926, page 258:

Boston reminded me of England, and the thawing snow of St Petersburg. Ptashka went to bed and I went to the rehearsal. Koussya welcomed me very tenderly. Natalya Konstantinovna [Koussevitzky] also came to the rehearsal and was extremely friendly, although during the summer our relations had become rather cool. The orchestra, needless to say, read through the Concerto well, and I was also complimented on my playing. It is true that I had no nerves or anxiety whatsoever, and in consequence achieved greater accuracy and more opportunities to give rein to my imagination during the …   more >>

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Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 27 January 1926. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 258. accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Boston


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Third Piano Concerto
written by Ned Rorem, Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Boston Philharmonic, Serge Koussevitzky, Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 January, 1926, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Fri, 03 Jun 2016 23:56:25 +0100
Approved on Mon, 15 May 2017 11:59:46 +0100