Sergei Prokofiev - 25 February, 20th Century

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 25 February 1913, pages 326-327:

From Filippov's I went to see Koussevitzky, in the same building in Glazovsky Lane as three years ago I had tried to meet Scriabin. Sergey Alexandrovich received me with great courtesy, and said that he was most interested in my Concerto which he knew had been performed last year with Saradzhev. He offered tea, while I told him about my years in the Conservatoire, past and present. We then moved to another room. 'What I should really like to hear is your Concerto,' said Koussevitzky.

'In that case you will understand the threefold pleasure it gives me to play it to you,' I returned …   more >>

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Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 25 February 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 326-327. accessed: 18 June, 2024


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

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Piano Concerto no. 1
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 February, 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:16:00 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:28:40 +0100