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Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (1891-1953) - a Russian classical composer, librettist and pianist. Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev is one of the greatest composers in the world for all time. His most famous and popular works are ballets, concertos, piano works and symphonies. His famous ballet "Romeo and Juliet" contains a very popular part, "Montagues and Capulets" (also known as "Dance of the Knights"). He was a friend of Myaskovsky.

Best Operas

The Love for Three Oranges (Lyubov' k tryom apel'sinam, French version: L'amour des trois orange), 1919

Betrothal in a Monastery (Obruchenie v monastyre), 1941

The Fiery Angel (Ognenny angel), 1927

War and Peace (Voyna i mir),1952

The Gambler (Igrok), 1929

We highly recommend to buy the great version of 6 operas by Prokofiev from Mariinsky Opera conducted by Valery Gergiev:

Best Ballets

Romeo and Juliet, 1936

Cinderella (Zolushka), 1944

The Tale of the Stone Flower (Skaz o kamennom tsvetke), 1953

The Prodigal Son (Bludny Syn), 1929

Best Symphonies

Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, Op. 100

Symphony No. 1 in D major, Op. 25 "Classical"

Symphony No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 131

Symphony No. 6 in E flat minor, Op. 111

Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 44

Best Concertos

Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26

Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63

Piano Concerto No. 1 in D flat major, Op. 10

Piano Concerto No. 4 in B flat major for the left hand, Op. 53

Symphony-Concerto in E minor, Op. 125

Violin Concerto No. 1 in D, Op. 19

Piano Concerto No. 5 in G major, Op. 55

We highly recommend to buy the impeccable performances of all five Piano Concertos by Prokofiev from the great pianist Michel Beroff and Gewandhaus Orchester Leipzig conducted by Kurt Masur:

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