Sergei Prokofiev in Teatro de los Campos Elíseos - early June, 1913, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 3-8 June 1913, pages 428-429:

The same evening Nikolay Vasilievich [Andreyev] presented us with two seats for Khovanshchina at the Théâtre Astruc. The Diaghilev Company's productions of the Russian repertoire were having a colossal success: Chaliapin's name was on everyone's lips, the Russian chorus was everywhere admired, the Russian ballet outdid the French in refined perfection, and the operatic subjects from the era of Ivan the Terrible were stunning in their representation of the life of those times.

Our visit to the theatre was of absorbing interest. Apart from anything else I was …   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 3-8 June 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 428-429. accessed: 1 February, 2023

location of experience: Teatro de los Campos Elíseos


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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written by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, Modest Mussorgsky
performed by Diaghilev Company, Feodor Chaliapin

Experience Information

Date/Time early June, 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 18:22:02 +0100
Approved on Fri, 08 Jun 2018 16:21:22 +0100