Alexander Siloti et al. in Carnegie Hall - 5 January, 1926, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 5 January 1926, pages 248-249:

Stokowski is performing Myaskovsky's Symphony No. 5 today, using orchestral parts I sent a year ago to Ziloti, who was responsible for arranging this performance. I had asked Ziloti the day before yesterday to get me a ticket; he prevaricated, saying Stokowski's concerts were always sold out, and in short it appeared today that there was no ticket. Although V. Bashkirov had invited us to dinner at the Russian Restaurant  opposite Carnegie Hall (he brought along a very pretty but slightly vulgar Jewish girl) I excused myself halfway through to catch the interval of the concert, hoping …   more >>

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Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 5 January 1926. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 248-249. accessed: 25 July, 2024

location of experience: Carnegie Hall


Alexander Siloti
Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
Lina Prokofiev
Joseph Szigeti

Listening to

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Symphony No. 5
written by Nikolai Myaskovsky
performed by Leopold Stokowski, Philadelphia Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 5 January, 1926, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:48:01 +0000
Approved on Mon, 15 May 2017 11:53:19 +0100