Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - early December, 1907

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 10 December 1907, pages 25-26:

On Friday there was a concert of music by Glazunov.The background to it was that, as part of the Conservatoire's having been granted its independence, it was allowed to set up a canteen which would be completely managed by the student body. Elections were held in the approved manner and a committee formed to run the restaurant. The committee did a first class job, and everything was going splendidly until it was discovered that the enterprise had run up a substantial debt. How precisely this had come about was not clear, but the decision was taken to organize a concert in honour of …   more >>

cite as

Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 10 December 1907. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 25-26. accessed: 19 April, 2024

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Seventh Symphony
written by Aleksandr Glazunov
performed by Students of the St. Petersburg Conservatoire

Experience Information

Date/Time early December, 1907
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


* Prokofiev's classmate and fellow pianist, Leonida Glagoleva

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:49:06 +0000
Approved on Fri, 25 May 2018 10:46:07 +0100