Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 12 May, 1913
from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 12 May 1913, pages 403-404:
I am used to conducting now, so this morning the prospect held no terrors for me. Mama's friend Mme Pavskaya came at half past twelve and we went together to the Conservatoire.
Following an exhaustingly long recitation by Gabel of the year's activities, I opened the concert with Karnovich's Variations. The orchestra played badly, and in the event the variations proved to be rather uninteresting: there are some nice things in the piece but Karnovich is not going to become a significant composer. This was followed by the Tchaikovsky Concerto, which except for the inevitable … more >>
Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 12 May 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 403-404. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438775362173 accessed: 27 March, 2023
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written by Vladimir Dranishnikov, Yuri Karnovich
|performed by Student orchestra of the Imperial Conservatoire, Sergei Prokofiev|
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
|performed by Bai, Student orchestra of the Imperial Conservatoire, Sergei Prokofiev|
|Date/Time||12 May, 1913|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Graduation Concert at the Imperial Conservatoire, 1913.