Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 9 April, 1914

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 9 April 1914, pages 642-643:

Was in the Conservatoire by ten o'clock although it was not our turn to play until half past two. Bezrodny was not in a good state at all, and we scarcely managed to play the piece through twice. His playing was rather limp, although he promised to pull himself together once we were on the platform.

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 9 April 1914. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 642-643. accessed: 14 July, 2024

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Ballade for cello and piano
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Bezrodny, Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 9 April, 1914
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 12:01:30 +0000
Approved on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:31:14 +0100