Ned Rorem in New York - 23 December, 1981

from The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, page 340:

Stravinsky trilogy at the Met. The Rite is a joke (pow-wow-type nonsense) and Oedipus humdrum. But David Hockney's set and costumes for Rossignol were transfixing.

cite as

Ned Rorem, The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, volume 2 (San Francisco, 1987), p. 340. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435268596726 accessed: 27 September, 2021

location of experience: New York

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Le Chant du Rossignol
written by Igor Stravinksy
Oedipus Rex
written by Igor Stravinksy
Le Sacre du printemps
written by Igor Stravinksy

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 December, 1981
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by pashworth on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:43:16 +0100
Approved on Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:35:59 +0000