Sergei Prokofiev - in the beginning of 1910

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 20-22 March 1915, page 28:

I had a distant memory of him [Stravinsky] from about nine years ago, when he used to turn up with other Korsakovian students at Rimsky-Korsakov's rehearsals; this was about the time when I myself was starting at the Conservatoire. Then I remember meeting him in the spring of 1910 at an evening of contemporary music at Apollon magazine, at which I played my Sonata Op. 1 and Stravinsky excerpts from The Firebird, which I did not like at all. We may have been introduced to one another that evening. Diaghilev even remembers that I was rude to Stravinsky, but I …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 20-22 March 1915, p. 28. accessed: 4 March, 2024


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Excerpts from The Firebird
written by Igor Stravinsky
performed by Igor Stravinksy

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1910
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Thu, 17 Dec 2015 13:21:41 +0000
Approved on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:38:50 +0100