Ned Rorem in Philadelphia - in the middle of 1956

from The New York Diary: New York Spring, 1956, page 228:

Also my little opera A Childhood Miracle received its television debut in Philadelphia, thanks to Plato Karyanis, Wayne Conner, Dorothy Krebill, Benita Valenti [sic], and a bunch of instrumentalists from Curtis conducted by Donald Johano [sic], all of whom donated their services.
cite as

Ned Rorem, The New York Diary: New York Spring, 1956. In The Paris Diary and The New York Diary 1951-1961 (New York, 1998), p. 228. accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: Philadelphia


Ned Rorem
Critic, essayist, Composer, Diarist […]

Listening to

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'A Childhood Miracle'
written by Ned Rorem
performed by Benita Valente, Donald Johanos, Dorothy Krebill Karayanis, Wayne Conner

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1956
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Benita Valente and Donald Johanos are the correct names.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:34:46 +0100