Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 13 January, 1916

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 13 January 1916, page 71:

Ziloti did not come to the rehearsal today on the pretext of studying the Grieg Concerto. I was beside myself with rage because the piano was not there, likewise the attendant whose job it is to arrange the stands and seating. In a word, a shambles. As for the actual rehearsal, my reaction was mixed. In one sense it was beginning to come together, but it is still not there. My overriding feeling was one of tiredness, and I definitely risk putting too much strain on my heart whenever I get carried away, I risk doing it real damage soon. Today I had real difficulty getting my breath. Overall,…   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 13 January 1916, p. 71. accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Ala i Lolli
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Orchestra of the Imperial Conservatoire, Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 13 January, 1916
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 14:30:46 +0000
Approved on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:30:44 +0100