Sergei Prokofiev in St. Petersburg - mid April, 1911

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 19 June 1911, page 207:

In the middle of April Wahrlich's assistant, Belling, came bearing a request to get him both the score and parts of Dreams. I was not at home, so he left a note in which he stated that the first rehearsal would take place tomorrow, and the performance a week later. I was very proud. Myaskovsky came with me to the first rehearsal, and for the first time - during the performance in the Conservatoire I had not been able to hear anything - I heard my Dreams. And what pleasure it was, after the Conservatoire, to hear a good orchestra capable of playing everything properly. The only cause for …   more >>

cite as

Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 19 June 1911. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 207. accessed: 25 June, 2024

location of experience: St. Petersburg


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Dreams, op. 6
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by St. Petersburg Court Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time mid April, 1911
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:12:13 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jun 2018 17:05:23 +0100