Ned Rorem in New York - 18 April, 1987

from Lies: A Diary 1986-1999, page 80:

The Rake's Progress, heard now after an equally long 'recul du temps', dates much better, though the libretto by Auden - who is no less deft than Max Ophuls - and Chester Kallman, now seems merely hard and campy.

cite as

Ned Rorem, Lies: A Diary 1986-1999 (New York, 2002), p. 80. accessed: 16 June, 2024

location of experience: New York


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

Listening to

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The Rake's Progress
written by Igor Stravinksy

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 April, 1987
Medium playback
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by pashworth on Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:15:03 +0100
Approved on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 23:53:02 +0000