Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 17 December, 1909

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 20 December 1909, page 132:

The general rehearsal for Saturday's concert was on Thursday morning; since tickets for the concert were by invitation only and since my mother badly wanted to hear Yesipova, I promised to take her in to the general rehearsal. That morning Mama and I got into a cab and set off. As we were passing Nikolsky Park I spied in front of us a cab with Katya Borshch (whom I was very glad to see) and Nadia Popova in it. We all arrived at the same time at the entrance to the Conservatoire; I bowed to the girls, and they disappeared into the entrance. Mama and I made our way to the Great Hall, where …   more >>

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Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 20 December 1909. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 132. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1425340091577 accessed: 6 July, 2022

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

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Performance at the general rehearsal of the Imperial Russian Musical Society's 50th anniversary concert performed by Alexander Glazunov, Anna Yesipova

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 December, 1909
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 23:48:11 +0000
Approved on Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:51:34 +0100