Ned Rorem in Paris - at the end of 1956

from The New York Diary: Paris and New York Autumn, 1956, page 256:

Played my opera for Poulenc today and he says to call it The Novice. I will.
cite as

Ned Rorem, The New York Diary: Paris and New York Autumn, 1956. In The Paris Diary and The New York Diary 1951-1961 (New York, 1998), p. 256. accessed: 28 May, 2024

location of experience: Paris


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

Listening to

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unnamed opera by Ned Rorem
written by Ned Rorem
performed by Ned Rorem

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1956
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Rorem has not written an opera called 'The Novice' so it's not clear to which opera this experience refers.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:53:04 +0100