Sergei Prokofiev in La Gaîté Lyrique, Rue Papin, Paris - between early May, 1921 and mid May, 1921

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 1 - 31 May 1921, page 601:

For me, the most important event was the start of the orchestral rehearsals [for Chout]. Unfortunately, these were taking place not in the auditorium but in a small foyer, with the result that the sound differed greatly from how it would be in the theatre. The orchestra was no better than indifferent. From the point of view of conducting I knew the score inside out, and although God only knows how long it was since I had stood behind the conductor's desk it took me no time at all to get back into my stride. The only problem was that I tired quickly, and after an hour's …   more >>

cite as

http://data.open.ac.uk/led/person/Sergey+Prokofiev/1450307447086, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 1 - 31 May 1921, p. 601. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1456673005790 accessed: 27 January, 2023

location of experience: La Gaîté Lyrique, Rue Papin, Paris

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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Chout
written by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time between early May, 1921 and mid May, 1921
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 28 Feb 2016 15:23:56 +0000
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:08:33 +0100