Philip Glass News

Date of Birth: January 31, 1937 (80)
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA
Gender: Male
Participants Selected for OPERA America's 2017 Leadership Intensive ProgramParticipants Selected for OPERA America's 2017 Leadership Intensive Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, is pleased to announce that 13 participants from the United States, Canada and Latin America have been selected for its 2017 Leadership Intensive program. These future industry leaders were chosen through a competitive selection process focusing on candidates' potential to make significant contributions to the opera field. This program is made possible by the generous support of American Express. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that tickets for Bela Fleck and Brooklyn Rider will go on sale Friday, July 21 (more...)

New Adaptation of 'DORIAN GRAY', World Premiere of PROMETHEUS BOUND Set for City Lit's 2017-18 SeasonNew Adaptation of 'DORIAN GRAY', World Premiere of PROMETHEUS BOUND Set for City Lit's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

City Lit Theater's 38th season will embrace Chicago's first look in a century at an Irish classic, a rarely done Pulitzer winner performed by a non-traditional cast composed entirely of women over 55, a new adaptation by a three-time Jeff-winning adapter of one of the great 19th Century novels, setting its story in a new time and place; and theCity Lit debuts of both the world's first playwright and Chicago's most esteemed translator, retelling an ancient myth through a cast of human actors and life-sized puppets. (more...)

Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo Signs to Decca GoldCountertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo Signs to Decca Gold
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo has signed to Universal Music Group's US-based classical label, Decca Gold. (more...)

Psychic Templ  'IV' Premieres at NPR MusicPsychic Templ 'IV' Premieres at NPR Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Records like Psychic Temple IV aren't made anymore. Maybe they never were. There is a magic present that some mistake for 'tubes' or 'tape' but it's no more complicated than putting the right musicians together with the right songs. (more...)

Five Talents Join Metropolitan Opera's Young Artists Development ProgramFive Talents Join Metropolitan Opera's Young Artists Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Beginning in the 2017-18 season, the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artists Development Program welcomes five new young artists into the acclaimed program established by Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine in 1980. Along with the returning nine participants, the program will train a new generation of artists, including opera singers, coaches, and pianists. (more...)

Gidon Kremer, Julia Wolfe, ICE and More Set for BAC's Fall 2017 Music LineupGidon Kremer, Julia Wolfe, ICE and More Set for BAC's Fall 2017 Music Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center's (BAC) Fall 2017 music presentations include BAC Salon: Telemann, Farrin, Wolfe + Prokofiev featuring the New York premiere of a work by Julia Wolfe (October 5 and 6); violin virtuoso Gidon Kremer performing Mieczyslaw Weinberg's 24 Preludes, Op. 100 (October 31 and November 1); and BAC Salon: Pauline Oliveros featuring IONE and International Contemporary Ensemble (November 28). (more...)

Announcing the Winners for the 2017 BWW Dance World AwardsAnnouncing the Winners for the 2017 BWW Dance World Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

BWW is excited to announce the winners for the first annual BWW Dance World Awards! The awards honor professional dance that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors set the categories, our readers submitted the nominees and voted for their favorites!  (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for Massenet's MANON Opening 11/4San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for Massenet's MANON Opening 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

San Francisco Opera today announced a cast change for Jules Massenet's Manon, opening November 4 and running for six performances through November 22, 2017. (more...)

Ian Finkel & Elliot Finkel to Take Center Stage at The Metropolitan RoomIan Finkel & Elliot Finkel to Take Center Stage at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Metropolitan Room in conjunction with Bernie Furshpan has announced the appearance of Ian Finkel, The World's Greatest Xylophonist and renowned pianist Elliot Finkel,  backed by some of New York's finest musicians. (more...)

DRACULA, Accompanied by Kronos Quartet, to Haunt Segerstrom CenterDRACULA, Accompanied by Kronos Quartet, to Haunt Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County and Segerstrom Center for the Arts will co-present Tod Browning's 1931 film classic DRACULA starring Bela Lugosi with original music by Philip Glass performed live by the legendary composer at the piano, the Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet, with Michael Riesman directing from the keyboard. (more...)

New Sendak Picture Book To Publish In Fall 2018New Sendak Picture Book To Publish In Fall 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

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Week Three Programming of Lincoln Center's MOSTLY MOZART Festival 2017 AnnouncedWeek Three Programming of Lincoln Center's MOSTLY MOZART Festival 2017 Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival continues its 51st season with its third week of performances, including presentations of The Dark Mirror: Zender's Winterreise directed by Netia Jones and starring tenor Ian Bostridge. The production also features members of the International Contemporary Ensemble, Mostly Mozart artists-in-residence, performing Hans Zender's orchestration of Schubert's Winterreise, conducted by Baldur Bronnimann in his Mostly Mozart debut. (more...)

Opera Saratoga presents a New Production of THE CRADLE WILL ROCK 7/9-16Opera Saratoga presents a New Production of THE CRADLE WILL ROCK 7/9-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Opera Saratoga presents a new production of Marc Blitzstein's The Cradle Will Rock, directed and choreographed by Lawrence Edelson, and conducted by noted Maestro John Mauceri (company debut), who has been responsible for many significant operatic restorations, including Blitzstein's Regina. (more...)

VANCOUVER BACH FESTIVAL Returns and Grows with Dazzling Lineup of World-Class ArtistsVANCOUVER BACH FESTIVAL Returns and Grows with Dazzling Lineup of World-Class Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) proudly presents the return of the Vancouver Bach Festival, August 1 - 11, 2017 at the Christ Church Cathedral in the heart of downtown, and at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Following the success of last summer's inaugural festival, EMV offers a remarkable 14 concerts, ranging from intimate chamber music programmes to a full Passion Oratorio, and features over 60 performers including guest artists from all over the world. (more...)

Alan Alda-Narrated BRAHMS AND THE SCHUMANNS Adds Performance at BCMFAlan Alda-Narrated BRAHMS AND THE SCHUMANNS Adds Performance at BCMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

A second performance of 'Brahms and the Schumanns,' narrated by Alan Alda, has been added to the schedule of the 2017 Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival. This program, which opens the festival, will now be performed on July 30 and 31. (more...)

BALLETNOW Will Showcase 24 Dance Superstars in Iconic and Contemporary Dance FavoritesBALLETNOW Will Showcase 24 Dance Superstars in Iconic and Contemporary Dance Favorites
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

As The Music Center wraps up its 14th season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, Angelenos have the opportunity to see some of the world's finest dancers perform a mix of iconic ballets and new pieces in The Music Center's BalletNOW.  Following the popularity of the first BalletNOW in 2015, The Music Center commissioned this highly innovative three-performance program, featuring international ballet sensation and New York City Ballet Principal Tiler Peck as curator.  Peck created a mixed repertory to highlight the versatility and athleticism of today's ballet dancers including pieces that pair classical dancers with their contemporaries in other dance genres.  (more...)

Nigel Redden to Step Down as Director of Lincoln Center Festival to Focus on Spoleto Festival USA in CharlestonNigel Redden to Step Down as Director of Lincoln Center Festival to Focus on Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

After nearly 20 years leading the internationally focused Lincoln Center Festival, Director Nigel Redden announced today that the 2017 Festival will be his last. He will step down in September to concentrate on the artistic expansion of the annual Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina, where he serves as general director, as well as other global artistic projects. (more...)

EMV's Second Annual VANCOUVER BACH FESTIVAL Returns to the Heart of the CityEMV's Second Annual VANCOUVER BACH FESTIVAL Returns to the Heart of the City
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) proudly presents the return of the Vancouver Bach Festival, August 1 - 11, 2017 at the Christ Church Cathedral in the heart of downtown, and at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Following the success of last summer's inaugural festival, EMV offers a remarkable 14 concerts, ranging from intimate chamber music programmes to a full Passion Oratorio, and features over 60 performers including guest artists from all over the world. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening LineupLincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival , one of New York's premier summer performance series, kicks off its 51st season on July 25. Among the highlights in the first two weeks are a special opening concert led by Louis Langrée, Renée and Robert Belfer Music Director, featuring traditional and indigenous songs from Mozart's time; a choral presentation by Les Arts Florissants; and guest conductors Edward Gardner and Gianandrea Noseda; festival debuts by more than 10 artists, including Kit Armstrong, Janai Brugger, Jennifer Johnson Cano, S? Percussion, Beatrice Rana, Ksenija Sidorova, and the Young People's Chorus of New York City; and the New York premiere of David Lang's concerto for percussion, man made. A complete listing of events from July 25 through August 6 follows. (more...)

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