Sergei Prokofiev in Pavlovsk, Saint Petersburg - 21 May, 1913, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 21 May 1913, pages 410-411:

Kolechka [Nikolay] Myaskovsky and I have a rendezvous a the Tsaskoye Selo station to go to Pavlovsk, not just for the concert but to have time for a walk beforehand. I must try to meet Zakharov, as I am sure he will be there. Indeed, a Zakharov did join us in the train, but not that one: his brother Vasily, a fine fellow if inclined to be a bit rough in his manners. On arrival at Pavlovsk, Myaskusha and I went for a walk. He writes in Muzyka under the pen name of 'Misanthrope', and his recent overview of the Belyayev Concerts has delivered so blistering a castigation of …   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 21 May 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 410-411. accessed: 20 June, 2024

location of experience: Pavlovsk, Saint Petersburg


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Chambre magique, from 'Le Martyre de Saint S├ębastian'
written by Claude Debussy
Divine Poem
written by Aleksandr Nikolayevich Scriabin
Infernal Dance of Kashchei's Subjects from 'The Firebird'
written by Igor Stravinsky

Experience Information

Date/Time 21 May, 1913, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 17:40:22 +0100
Approved on Fri, 08 Jun 2018 16:19:34 +0100