Sergei Prokofiev - 5 March, 1916

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 5 March 1916, pages 97-98:

Today I went to the general rehearsal of Megaye because Coates suggested that I have a look at Lambin's scenery. Well, I liked the Buddhist shrine very much, although everyone tells me that Lambin is an old-fashioned and routine artist who is currently, for some reason, trying to project himself into the contemporary world. The music of this opera is a zero, but what followed, Cui's The Mandarin's Son, was not worth a tuppeny damn. All the same, what fun it would be to write a comic opera! And again there came into my head an idea for an opera I had thought …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 5 March 1916, p. 97-98. accessed: 23 June, 2024

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Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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written by Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski
The Mandarin's Son
written by Cezar' Antonovič Kjui

Experience Information

Date/Time 5 March, 1916
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 30 Dec 2015 00:23:00 +0000
Approved on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:33:33 +0100