Serge Diaghileff et al. in London - 8 June, 1921, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 1 - 30 June 1921, page 607:

The Chout first night was postponed from the 8th until the 9th, and a general rehearsal held on the 8th to which a public audience and critics were invited - all the leading figures in artistic London. It was the first time that Diaghilev had undertaken a rehearsal of this sort in London. The rehearsal started well (although I was still not au fait with those accursed knobs, which were arranged in a different order here from those in Paris). However, in the middle of the first scene the orchestra went astray, so I stopped them, put matters right and …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 1 - 30 June 1921, p. 607. accessed: 17 July, 2024

location of experience: London


Serge Diaghileff
Impresario Founder of the Ballets Russes
Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Orchestra of the Ballets Russes

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 June, 1921, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Thu, 24 Mar 2016 00:01:52 +0000
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:13:52 +0100