Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 22 April, 1914

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 22 April 1914, pages 659-660:

And so, there I was aline in the artists' room. From the Small Hall floated in snatches of rolling thunder from the Liszt concerto, being played, so it seemed to me, as brilliantly as one would expect by Zelikman. The Liszt sore lay on the table, and to kill time I leafed through the pages and from the passages I could follow the progress of the work.

he final page was drowned by applause in the hall. Then a noise erupted in the corridor seperating the artists' room from the hall and there was the sound of people coming out: Zelikman had finished. I opened the door and, seeing …   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 22 April 1914. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 659-660. accessed: 23 May, 2024

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Piano Concerto
written by Franz Liszt, Camille Saint-Saƫns, Sergei Prokofiev
performed by A. V. Zelikman

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 April, 1914
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 13:20:51 +0000
Approved on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:33:31 +0100