Ned Rorem in New York City - 15 February, 1994

from Lies: A Diary 1986-1999, page 243:

I went alone last night to hear the new Schnittke symphony at the Philharmonic. Well, if the piece were a student's, I'd advise him that it lacks direction. 

cite as

Ned Rorem, Lies: A Diary 1986-1999 (New York, 2002), p. 243. accessed: 18 April, 2024

location of experience: New York City


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

Listening to

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music by Alfred Schnittke
written by Alfred Schnittke
performed by New York Philharmonic

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 February, 1994
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Exact work unknown - possibly 7th or 8th Symphony would fit date range.

Originally submitted by pashworth on Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:24:40 +0100
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:39:05 +0000