James Holmes et al. in New York - mid February, 1982

from The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, page 346:

Since the last entry there have transpired four public performances of Winter Pages: the tryout on Saturday at six in Soho, during which I introduced the piece to a large crowd sitting on the floor... the premiere Sunday at five... the second performance Monday... and last night, when I attended with Ellen Adler and JH... The thirteen movements take close to forty minutes and are accompanied by my program note, which is almost as long but fairly clever, describing my work as a memoir... The critics naturally grabbed these straws, and flailed around them to confect their generally …   more >>

cite as

Ned Rorem, The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, volume 2 (San Francisco, 1987), p. 346. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435319762579 accessed: 14 July, 2024

location of experience: New York


James Holmes
Organist, choir conductor, Kapellmeister
Ned Rorem
Critic, essayist, Composer, Diarist […]

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Winter Pages
written by Ned Rorem

Experience Information

Date/Time mid February, 1982
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by pashworth on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:56:02 +0100
Approved on Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:49:03 +0000