Ned Rorem in Cincinnati - 14 November, 1981

from The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, page 335:

I have just done something, or rather refrained from doing something, for the first time: heard the world premiere of a major piece of mine, without having attended any rehearsals. Partly from laziness, partly from fear of being far from home, and partly from curiosity about the risk I was running, I arrived in Cincinnati too late for even a consultation, much less a dress rehearsal, of the Double Concerto which finally had its first performance yesterday.

cite as

Ned Rorem, The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, volume 2 (San Francisco, 1987), p. 335. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435266338384 accessed: 18 May, 2021

location of experience: Cincinnati

Listeners

Ned Rorem
Critic, essayist, Composer, Diarist […]
1923-

Listening to

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Double Concerto
written by Ned Rorem

Experience Information

Date/Time 14 November, 1981
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by pashworth on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:05:38 +0100
Approved on Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:26:54 +0000