Sergei Prokofiev - 11 March, 1913, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 11 March 1913, page 342:

Home for dinner, after which I put on my dinner suit, took a car and went to pick up Umnenkaya*. For some years now we have had a season ticket for Wagner's Ring, two stalls seats in the fifteenth row. I have grown tired of it over the last few years, so Mama and I have been in the habit of not taking up our seats but passing them on to others. But this time I decided to make use of ours for Umnenkaya, and a week ago proposed our going together to Die Walküre today. Umnenkaya had agreed, and so at seven minutes to eight I was ringing the bell at her door. She had …   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 11 March 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 342. accessed: 29 January, 2023

location of experience:


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Die Walk├╝re
written by Richard Wagner, Richard Wagner
performed by Imperial Opera Company

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 March, 1913, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


* Lidia Umnova

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 02 Aug 2015 16:29:36 +0100
Approved on Fri, 08 Jun 2018 12:16:13 +0100