Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 10 May, 1914, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 10 May 1914, page 676:

The general rehearsal. I decided to put on a bit of a show and dressed in my light-coloured suit, despite the rainy weather. I had worn it at the general rehearsal for the Graduation Concert last year, and it was also raining then. At the start of the reherasal there were not many people in the hall, but it soon filled up. Glazunov arrived and sat with Sokolov. Nikolayev was quite charming to me; we sat together listening to the various composers' compositions.

Tsybin's symphony is as modest and insignificant as its author. Yasensky has skillfully orchestrated some extraordinarily …   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 10 May 1914. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 676. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450275883415 accessed: 28 January, 2023

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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Magdal
written by Yasensky?, Yasin
performed by Student orchestra of the Imperial Conservatoire, Vladimir Tsybin
Piano Concerto no.1
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Student orchestra of the Imperial Conservatoire, Nikolay Tcherepnin, Sergei Prokofiev
Symphony
written by Vladimir Tsybin
performed by Student orchestra of the Imperial Conservatoire

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 May, 1914, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:24:43 +0000
Approved on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:35:41 +0100