Ned Rorem in New York City - 12 May, 1965

from 1965, pages 144-145:

... and has sublet to Nicolas Nabokov. So I make a date to pick up the score from him whom I've not seen for years. We chat amiably, and I ask: "What are you doing in New York?" Well, last night I attended Balanchine's premiere of Don Quixote." "I hear it's terrible. Who wrote the music?" "I did."
cite as

Ned Rorem, 1965. In The Later Diaries of Ned Rorem 1961-1972 (San Francisco, ), p. 144-145. accessed: 25 April, 2024

location of experience: New York City


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

Listening to

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'Don Quixote'
written by Nicolas Nabokov

Experience Information

Date/Time 12 May, 1965
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 08 Jan 2015 22:11:18 +0000
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 11:31:21 +0000