Letter 4581

Date 21 December 1891/2 January 1892
Addressed to František Šubert
Where written Kiev
Language German
Autograph Location unknown
Publication Pražské návštěvy P. I. Čajkovského (1952), p. 159 (Czech translation)
П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XVI-А (1976), p. 296
Notes Telegram

Text and Translation

German text
(original)
English translation
By Brett Langston
Bitte bringen erste Vorstellung «Pikdame» zwischen 25 Januar und 5 Februar. Dies ist einzige für mich geeignete Zeit. Antwort adressiren: Kieff Grand hôtel.
Tschaikovsky

Please arrange for first performance of "The Queen of Spades" between 25 January and 5 February. This is only suitable time for me [1]. Reply address: Kiev Grand Hôtel.
Tchaikovsky

Notes and References

  1. The planned performance of The Queen of Spades in Prague eventually took place only on 30 September/12 October 1892. See also Letter 4575.