Sergei Prokofiev - late October, 1916

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: [late] October 1916, page 145:

This week is a week of rehearsals: four Gamblers and three Alas. Coates has a boil inside his nose and is confined to home, so the Gambler rehearsals were taken by Dranishnikov and me. We were competing with Aslanov simultaneously rehearsing Le Prophète,* which was drawing off all those  involved in our opera, but such was the interest in The Gambler that, rather touchingly, they all came in every spare moment they had, so there was always someone to rehearse our piece. Yershov applied himself very …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: [late] October 1916, p. 145. accessed: 22 June, 2024

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Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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The Gambler
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Alexander Dranishnikov, Bossé, Popova, Yershov

Experience Information

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


* Opera by Meyerbeer (1849)

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 30 Dec 2015 23:15:48 +0000
Approved on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:35:50 +0100