Sergei Prokofiev's Cello Concerto in E minor Op. 58 premiered on this day in 1938.
The first performance was given by Alexander Melik-Pashayev with the USSR State Symphony Orchestra – conducted by Lev Berezovsky.
The work was later revised, by the composer, into what is now known as the 'Sinfonia Concertante' Op. 125.
PROKOFIEV | CELLO CONCERTO IN E MINOR | 1ST MVT | JANOS STARKER | WALTER SUSSKIND & THE PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA | 1956
PROKOFIEV | SYMPHONY-CONCERTO IN E MINOR | 1ST MVT | HEINRICH SCHIFF | ANDRÉ PREVIN & THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | 1990
PROKOFIEV | SYMPHONY-CONCERTO IN E MINOR | MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH | KIRILL KONDRASHIN & THE MOSCOW PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | 1972
PROKOFIEV | SYMPHONY-CONCERTO IN E MINOR | EMANUEL GRAF | NICOLAS PASQUET & THE HOCHSCHULE FÜR MUSIC FRANZ LISZT WEIMAR ORCHESTRA | 2012