Sergei Prokofiev - 15 March, 1918, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 2 [15] March 1918, page 259:

We arrived at seven in the morning. Impressions of Moscow. The tram, and reactions to my suit. The Metropole Hotel and the Bolshoy Theatre. General feeling of depression, arising from a number of things besides the music situation: people sent into exile, the anarchists. Koshetz, and immediately a completely different atmosphere. She had a concert today including the Akhmatova Songs, in which I accompanied her. She suggested I move to her apartment. Her husband. His piano. I had not expected him to be so young or so insignificant. I have fallen right into the nexus. The …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 2 [15] March 1918, p. 259. accessed: 11 December, 2023


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Five Poems of Anna Akhmatova, Op. 27
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Sergei Prokofiev, Nina Koshetz

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 March, 1918, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sat, 02 Jan 2016 22:42:35 +0000
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:22:32 +0100