Sergei Prokofiev in Kursaal, Kislovodsk - between early October, 1917 and late October, 1917

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: October 1917, pages 237-238:

The weather and air in Kislovodsk were so seductive that one was permanently drawn to be out of doors. Nevertheless, I spent two hours or so each day on the Andante of the Fourth Sonata, and devoted another hour and a half to Kant, absorbing the mind-bending complexities of his transcendental analysis. In the evening I often went to the Operetta at the Kursaal, where I had a seat reserved in the front row of the stalls. I had hardly ever been to the operetta before, having a thoroughgoing disdain for it, but now I became very interested and viewed the whole repertory with a critical eye …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: October 1917, p. 237-238. accessed: 30 March, 2023

location of experience: Kursaal, Kislovodsk


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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written by Darius Milhaud, Emmanuel Chabrier

Experience Information

Date/Time between early October, 1917 and late October, 1917
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sat, 02 Jan 2016 22:01:24 +0000
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:21:20 +0100