October 16, 2013•4 min
Composer Ned Rorem is being celebrated this fall as his 90th birthday approaches. WNYC’s Sara Fishko marks the occasion in this edition of Fishko Files…
Upcoming Ned Rorem related events in the New York City Area
“In Celebration of Ned Rorem’s 90th Birthday,” a part of the Here and Now Series at Barge MusicFriday, October 18th, 7 PM
“All Ned Rorem Concert to Celebrate his 90th Birthday” at Spectrum NYCSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 7 PM
“Ned is Ninety” at the New York Festival of SongTuesday, November 5, 2013 at 8 PM
And a new CD: On the occasion of Rorem's 90th birthday, Naxos will release the recording of his collections, Piano Album I and Six Friends, performed by American pianist Carolyn Enger. For more information, visit Naxos' website.
For more on Rorem, listen to Sara Fishko's special: "An Hour with Ned Rorem"
WNYC Production CreditsAssociate Producer: Laura MayerMix Engineer: Wayne ShulmisterWNYC Newsroom Editor: Karen Frillmann