Letter 4815

Tchaikovsky Research
Date 6/18 December 1892
Addressed to Sergey Taneyev
Where written Saint Petersburg
Language Russian
Autograph Location Moscow (Russia): Russian State Archive of Literature and Art (ф. 880)
Publication П. И. Чайковский. С. И. Танеев. Письма (1951), p. 190
П. И. Чайковский. Полное собрание сочинений, том XVI-Б (1979), p. 200

Text and Translation

Russian text
English translation
By Brett Langston
6 дек[абря]

Посылаю тебе билет. По причинам, о которых скажу при свиданьи, я думал, что ты не приедешь, — оттого и не распорядился насчёт билета.

П. Ч.

6 December

I'm sending you a ticket [1]. For reasons I'll tell about you when we meet, I thought that you weren't coming; that's why I didn't order a ticket.

P. T.

Notes and References

  1. For the premieres later that day of the opera Iolanta and the ballet The Nutcracker at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg.