Sergei Prokofiev in Paris - 18 May, 1924, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 18 May 1924, page 54:

In the evening I went to Pavlova's performance: a monumental gala occasion, the gate amounting to 80,000 francs. She dances wonderfully, but to such vile music it sickens the ears.

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 18 May 1924. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 54. accessed: 28 September, 2023

location of experience: Paris


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Ballet music performed by Anna Pavlova

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 May, 1924, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 03 Apr 2016 14:40:25 +0100
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:54:47 +0100