Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 29 March, 1914, in the afternoon

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 29 March 1914, page 633:

When I arrived at noon in the Great Hall for the general rehearsal [of the third cast for the Conservatoire production of The Marriage of Figaro] it turned out that this was in fact to be the perforamance, a 'sudden death' one arising from the fact that, although tomorrow's performance was billed as an exam performance, it had been disallowed by the mayor. Luckily I managed to slip in, but poor old Tsypochka had fallen right into it. Although the hall was about half full of people from the Conservatoire who happened to be there and had come in on impulse, there were no …   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 29 March 1914. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 633. accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Nozze di Figaro
written by Mozart, Mozart
performed by Student performers of the Imperial Conservatoire (third cast), Vladimir Tsybin

Experience Information

Date/Time 29 March, 1914, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:57:09 +0000
Approved on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:31:06 +0100