Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 8 November, 1913, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 8 November 1913, page 537:

After the rehearsal I did not go straight home as there was a Requiem Mass for Anton Rubinstein and after that a rehearsal for the third performance of the Faust/Onegin programme, the one being done to piano accompaniment. After that I did go home, practised the piano for Moscow, had dinner, and went to the student concert in the company of Kokochka Shtember*, who called for me. The student concerts this year have not caught fire: they are not well attended, the programmes are short and generally have a somewhat drab character. Had it not been for Kokochka I would have …   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 8 November 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 537. accessed: 24 July, 2024

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Piano pieces [probably sonatas]
written by Domenico Scarlatti
performed by Voida Lintvaryova

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 November, 1913, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


* Diminutive for Nikolay Shtember * Alexandra Bushen

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 01 Nov 2015 19:15:03 +0000
Approved on Mon, 11 Jun 2018 14:40:00 +0100