Sergei Prokofiev - 27 January, 1916

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 27 January 1916, page 77:

Babulenka, and then to the Mariinsky Theatre for the general rehearsal of The Snowstorm, a deadly effusion of maudlin anguish by a composer of exalted rank, which induced a level of boredom so profound that it failed even to provoke indignation.

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 27 January 1916, p. 77. accessed: 20 July, 2024

location of experience:


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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The Snowstorm
written by Alexander Taneyev

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 January, 1916
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 14:52:59 +0000
Approved on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:31:07 +0100