Sergei Prokofiev in Pavlovsk, Saint Petersburg - 28 May, 1913, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 28 May 1913, page 417:

Later in the day I was going to Pavlovsk, and while initially I was reluctant to make the journey alone, I reflected that it was after all not very far ti Pavlovsk and I would find plenty of people I knew there. The conductor today was Glazunov, and when I went to see him in the artists' room he courteously invited me to take a seat. I asked him if I might show him my Concerto, and on learning that I had booked to travel abroad the day after tomorrow, he gave me an appointment for tomorrow in the Conservatoire. I thanked him and went into the auditorium to listen to the concert. Glazunov …   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 28 May 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 417. accessed: 30 May, 2024

location of experience: Pavlovsk, Saint Petersburg


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Dance of Salome
written by Aleksandr Glazunov
performed by Aleksandr Glazunov
Sixth Symphony
written by Aleksandr Glazunov, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
performed by Aleksandr Glazunov

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 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 17:55:11 +0100
Approved on Fri, 08 Jun 2018 16:19:51 +0100