Sergei Prokofiev in Simferopol - 26 January, 20th Century, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: Travel notes from Crimea - Chapter 3: Simferopol, 26 January 1913, page 301:

After that we went for a walk, changed, and went to a concert of chamber music by Tchaikovsky. Pyotr Ilyich's Trio gave us great pleasure, enhanced by a thoroughly excellent performance. During the interval I made the acquaintance of the Lyutz family and formed the opinion that Mr and Mme were fine people, their elder daughter Klava was unworthy of attention, while the object of Max's attentions, Marusya, was a curious, slim girl, rather nervous, with red hair and an unusual face. Quitting the concert to revisit the theatre and then coming back once again, we savoured to our great enjoyment…   more >>

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Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: Travel notes from Crimea - Chapter 3: Simferopol, 26 January 1913. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 301. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437215041829 accessed: 17 October, 2021

location of experience: Simferopol

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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String quartet
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
Piano trio
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 January, 20th Century, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 11:24:01 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:17:15 +0100