Sergei Prokofiev in Pavlovsk Palace - 18 July, 1914, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 18 July 1914, page 717:

In the evening I went to Pavlovsk, where Tilya Hansen was playing. I walked with the Damskaya sisters and went backstage to the artists' room to see Hansen. Both Hansen sisters were very nice. In spite of the war preparations they had gone to Vilnius to give a concert but had barely managed to get back at all, so crowded were the trains: there was a huge exodus from western Russia. I shall not be able to get to Terioki either: all troop detachments in Finland are being brought up to strength and there are only a couple of trains a day for dacha residents. I can just imagine the hordes of …   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 18 July 1914. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 717. accessed: 14 April, 2024

location of experience: Pavlovsk Palace


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

hide composers
Violin recital performed by Cecilia Hansen

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 July, 1914, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 18 Oct 2015 16:04:39 +0100
Approved on Fri, 08 Jun 2018 16:40:37 +0100