Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 27 February, 1917, in the afternoon

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: February 1917, page 177:

On Monday the 27th I attended the general rehearsal of the student production of Yevgeny Onegin at the Conservatoire, to which I had been invited by my Georgian friend Elli Kornelievna [Akhvlediani]. I was delighted to go, as I always love the lively atmosphere at these rehearsals. The library porter told me that there was a full-blown battle going on at Liteiny Prospect near the Arsenal and the shooting there was terrible, because some soliders had gone over to the side of the workers. There was also shooting on many of the city's main streets. But inside the …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: February 1917, p. 177. accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Eugene Onegin
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
performed by Student performers of the Imperial Conservatoire

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 February, 1917, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sat, 02 Jan 2016 10:40:41 +0000
Approved on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:37:55 +0100