Sergei Prokofiev in Chicago Opera - between 29 December, 1921, 11:00 AM and 29 December, 1921, 12:00 AM

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 29 December 1921, pages 652 - 653:

At eleven o'clock, the General Rehearsal. Coini has a cold and is below part. The orchestra manager informed me that the extra instruments, the piccolo clarinet, the fifth and sixth horns and the extra percussionist, who have so far been at only one rehearsal, would not be coming. This immediately put me in a bad temper: what the devil is the point of having fifteen orchestral rehearsals if five of the musicians turn up only for the performance and wreck the whole thing! After some fairly dramatic exchanges on this topic, the rehearsal eventually started. I went through the Prologue no more…   more >>

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http://data.open.ac.uk/led/person/Sergey+Prokofiev/1450307447086, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 29 December 1921, p. 652 - 653. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1459203496668 accessed: 21 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, Nina Koshetz

Experience Information

Date/Time between 29 December, 1921, 11:00 AM and 29 December, 1921, 12:00 AM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Mon, 28 Mar 2016 23:18:17 +0100
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:29:19 +0100