Address: 129 W. 67th St. - 212-501-3303
Description: A musical birthday party for American icon Ned Rorem. Highlights from his half-century career as a songwriter, along with music by his friends and inspirations: Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein, Paul Bowles, Benjamin Britten, Theodore Chanler, Aaron Copland, Noel Coward, Francis Poulenc, and Virgil Thomson. Mr. Rorem will be in attendance.
Venue Description: Located at Kaufman Music Center, Merkin Concert Hall hosts music and theatre events, including the series Broadway Close Up, and more. Its innovative programming, intimate scale and near perfect acoustics have earned it a reputation as one of New York City's finest concert venues.