Serge Prokofiev. Chicago, January 1933
Serge Prokofiev
Chicago, January 1933

Organised by the Institute of United States Studies in collaboration
with the Prokofiev Archive at Goldsmith's College.


10.30 Coffee & registration
11.00 Introductions from Peter Dickinson and Noelle Mann
11.15 Arnold Whittall - Prokofiev in Theory: American Lines and Angles
11.45 Barbara Nissman - Gershwin meets Prokofiev: Prokofiev meets Gershwin
12.15 Fiona McNight - Towards a new Simplicity in America
12.30 Lunch (please make your own arrangements)
2.00 Harlow Robinson - Prokofiev and Hollywood
2.45 Noelle Mann - Prokofiev, Diva and the Nightingale
3.10 Alastair Macaulay - Balanchine's Prodigal Son in America
3.40 David Nice - Prokofiev's Music in the Context of American Concert Life
4.15 Tea

5.00 John Coffin Memorial
Recital by Barbara Nissman

Organ Prelude & Fugue in D minor (1920) (Buxtehude-Prokofiev)
Tales of an Old Grandmother Op. 31 (1918)
Four Pieces Op. 32 (1918)
- Dance
- Minuet
- Gavotte
- Waltz
Sonata No. 6 Op. 82 (1939-40)
I Allegro moderato
II Allegretto
III Tempo di valzer lentissimo
IV Vivace

6.00 Drinks reception


Admission to the John Coffin Memorial Recital is free of charge.
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