Sergei Prokofiev in Chicago Opera - 16 December, 1921, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 16 December 1921, pages 646-647:

I then went homr [after the premiere of the Third Piano Concerto], followed by Gottlieb and Smallens, both very enthusiastic. I changed my clothes and rested before the first general rehearsal of the music of Oranges with the full complement of orchestra, chorus and soloists but seated rather than with the action on stage. It went extremely well and gave me great pleasure, although I was utterly exhausted afterwards. I had the impression that the chorus and soloists were barely audible behind the orchestra, but it always seems like that from the conductor's podium, and …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 16 December 1921, p. 646-647. accessed: 18 April, 2024

location of experience: Chicago Opera


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

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

Experience Information

Date/Time 16 December, 1921, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Mon, 28 Mar 2016 13:16:56 +0100
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:16:40 +0100