Department of Music

Prokofiev and America
London, May 2004

Prokofiev and America

Saturday 8 May 2004
Chancellor's Hall, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1

A conference and recital to explore Serge Prokofiev's American connections organised
by the Institute of United States Studies, University of London (Head of Music:
Professor Peter Dickinson), in collaboration with the Serge Prokofiev Archive
(Director: NoŽlle Mann).


The conference will include presentations from leading Prokofiev authorities
including: Alastair Macaulay, NoŽlle Mann, David Nice, Barbara Nissman, Harlow
Robinson and Arnold Whittall.  Registration £10 (£5 concessions).  For further
information please see website or call
+44(0)20 7862 8693 or email


The John Coffin Memorial Recital will commence at 5 pm and will feature the
distinguished American pianist Barbara Nissman.  Barbara Nissman's recital includes
the two solo piano works that Prokofiev wrote in 1918 during his first American
visit, Four Pieces Op. 32 and Tales of an Old Grandmother, as well as the Sixth Piano
Sonata and Prelude & Fugue in D minor (Prokofiev-Buxtehude). Entry to the recital is
free, by advance registration.  To register please call +44-(0)20 7862 8693 or email