Sergei Prokofiev in Chicago Opera - between 6 December, 1921, 10:00 AM and 6 December, 1921, 01:00 PM

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 6 December 1921, pages 639-640:

Today is a big day - my first stage rehearsal. We worked intensively from ten until one, and got through almost all Act One. Anisfield's throne has been placed in its position on the stage, Smallens accompanied me on the piano, I conducted, the prompter - a very nice Frenchman - by my side, and Coini darting out now and then from behind his producer's desk. Things went with a swing from the word go, as the singers by now know the music well and in addition are having their chance to demonstrate their excellence as performers. When we rehearsed the scene with the King, the Prince and …   more >>

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http://data.open.ac.uk/led/person/Sergey+Prokofiev/1450307447086, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 6 December 1921, p. 639-640. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1459120554754 accessed: 24 May, 2022

location of experience: Chicago Opera

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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The Love of Three Oranges, Op.33
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Artists of the Chicago Opera, Sergei Prokofiev, Alexander Smallens

Experience Information

Date/Time between 6 December, 1921, 10:00 AM and 6 December, 1921, 01:00 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Mon, 28 Mar 2016 00:15:55 +0100
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:13:39 +0100