Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 29 October, 1913, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 29 October 1913, pages 530-531:

I missed out going to the Sokol and instead attended the first of this season's student concerts. I love these events anyway, and on ths occasion Ossovskaya had asked me to accompany her student in the Grieg Concerto. In the same programme, one of Winkler's students, Dudar, was playing, a most lovely-looking girl. Today she got lost in the Schumann Toccata, kept stopping, and finally ran off the stage and into the corridor, where she broke down in such a terrible fit of hysterics that it simultaneously tugged at one's heartstrings and reminded one of a dog howling. She was …   more >>

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Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 29 October 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 530-531. accessed: 17 April, 2024

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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written by Robert Schumann
performed by Dudar

Experience Information

Date/Time 29 October, 1913, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 01 Nov 2015 10:18:39 +0000
Approved on Mon, 11 Jun 2018 14:37:33 +0100