Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 24 September, 1913, in the afternoon

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 24 September 1913, page 515:

During the night my watch for some reason was two hours slow, so when  looked at it on first waking up I went back to sleep again until after eleven. When I realised my mistake I sat down in a panic to study Falstaff, so as to make at least some attempt to prepare the final scene for Tcherepnin. From two until four we went through it with him, and then from four to six the principal singers came for their first class on the opera. Everyone was there, Gabel, Palechek, Tcherepnin, all the conductors and many of the singers. Tcherepnin and I played through all …   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 24 September 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 515. accessed: 25 June, 2024

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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written by Giuseppe Verdi
performed by Stanislav Gabel, Alexander Tcherepnin, Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 September, 1913, in the afternoon
Duration 4 hours
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 23:42:49 +0000
Approved on Mon, 11 Jun 2018 14:34:49 +0100