Letter 4776

Date 22 September/4 October 1892
Addressed to František Šubert
Where written Itter
Language German
Autograph Location Prague (Czechia): Národní muzeum, České muzeum hudby, hudebně-historické oddělení
Publication Pražské návštěvy P. I. Čajkovského (1952), p.163 (Czech translation)
П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XVI-Б (1979), p. 171
Notes Telegram

Text and Translation

German text
(original)
English translation
By Brett Langston
Möchte genau wissen, wann die erste Aufführung, da leider in 10 Tagen muss schon Petersburg sein.
Tschaikowsky

When exactly is first performance, as unfortunately must be in Petersburg in 10 days [1].
Tchaikovsky

Notes and Translation

  1. Tchaikovsky had been informed that the production of the opera The Queen of Spades in Prague had been postponed from its original date of 8/20 October 1892.