Sergei Prokofiev - 26 March, 1913, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 26 March 1913, pages 352-353:

After dinner I put on my dinner-jacket and headed towards Offitserskaya Street to take Umnenkaya* to Siegfried. I stayed for half an hour in pleasant conversation with Lida and her sistersm then we went to the theatre. She has a new coiffure, and as always looks most elegant. The box to our right was occupied by the Ruzskys, sitting in the one to the left was Volodya Deshevov, hence Lida and I were subjected to a crossfire of curious glances. Throughout the first act we were so buried in the piano score that I got a stitch in my side from the awkwardness of my position, so for Act …   more >>

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Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 26 March 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 352-353. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438542073007 accessed: 9 December, 2022

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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Siegfried
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Imperial Opera Company

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 March, 1913, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

* Lidia Umnova


Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 02 Aug 2015 20:01:13 +0100
Approved on Fri, 08 Jun 2018 12:21:05 +0100