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Philip Glass News

Date of Birth: January 31, 1937 (80)
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA
Gender: Male
Bang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and MoreBang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Bang on a Can celebrates summer 2017, and continues its 30th anniversary landmark season, by showcasing the breadth of its adventurous curatorial vision with concerts June-September at three visual art institutions -The Noguchi Museum and the Jewish Museum in New York City, and the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA - plus a performance by the Bang on a Can All-Stars at the Lincoln Center Festival. (more...)

Lydia Johnson Dance Premieres at NYLA, 6/21-23Lydia Johnson Dance Premieres at NYLA, 6/21-23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Lydia Johnson Dance will premiere two new works: one to music by Philip Glass and Marc Mellits, and the second to Trio Sonatas of Handel, joined by company works to one of the choreographer's favorites composers, Osvaldo Golijov.   Joining the 13-member ensemble are guests Mary Beth Hansohn and Peter Chursin, recently seen on the Twyla Tharp Dance 50th Anniversary Tour.  Company Ballet Mistress is Deborah Wingert, former New York City Ballet dancer and one of a select few chosen by The Balanchine Trust to set his works on other companies.   Performances Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, June 21, 22 & 23 at 7:30 PM at New York Live Arts, 219 West 19th Street.  (more...)

Erik Ehn's QUIET HOUSE to Play Planet Connections This SummerErik Ehn's QUIET HOUSE to Play Planet Connections This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Erik Ehn's Quiet House directed by Glory Kadigan premieres June 23 at the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (The Festivity runs June 12 - July 9 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC). (more...)

Tina Fey, Bill Nye, Ellen Burstyn and More Join 10th Anniversary World Science Festival LineupTina Fey, Bill Nye, Ellen Burstyn and More Join 10th Anniversary World Science Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The World Science Festival has announced complete programming for the  10th anniversary Festival, which will bring science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across the five boroughs of New York City, with more than 50 events, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Slates Upcoming European Festivals TourCincinnati Symphony Slates Upcoming European Festivals Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announced the details of an extensive, eleven-concert tour across Europe led by Music Director Louis Langree over three weeks in August and September. (more...)

Daniel Bernard Roumain and Lisa Armstrong Address Youth Incarceration in New Work at YoungArtsDaniel Bernard Roumain and Lisa Armstrong Address Youth Incarceration in New Work at YoungArts
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

On May 20, 2017, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will present "Little Boy Lost: One Child's Story of Life Behind Bars," a collaborative work that amplifies the voices of incarcerated youth through the story of 20-year-old Miami native Damien Duncan. The performance is part of YoungArts' celebrated Outside the Box series, which engages the community with free, multidisciplinary performances that take place outside of the iconic Jewel Box on the YoungArts Plaza. (more...)

Time Lapse Dance presents the New York Premiere of BOOK OF CLOUDSTime Lapse Dance presents the New York Premiere of BOOK OF CLOUDS
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Time Lapse Dance presents Book of Clouds, a collaborative performance-installation contemplating the sublime sky, June 7 - 10, 2017 at Baryshnikov Arts Center, John Cage and Merce Cunningham Studio, 450 W. 37th Street (near Tenth Avenue), NYC. Performances: Wed-Fri at 7:30pm, with a free family workshop on Sat at 2pm and a performance-installation from 3-9pm. Tickets start at $10 and are available at 1-800-838-3006 or http://bookofcloudsnyc.brownpapertickets.com. (more...)

Dreaming Ahead! ANGELS IN AMERICA Opera to Make New York Debut This JuneDreaming Ahead! ANGELS IN AMERICA Opera to Make New York Debut This June
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

In its 2016 - 2017 season, New York City Opera presented the New York staged premiere of Rachmaninoff's Aleko, the New York premiere of Tobin Stokes's Fallujah, 10 sold-out performances of Bernstein's Candide, the modern-day revival of Respighi's La Campana Sommersa, and the American premiere of Antonio Literes's Baroque rarity Los Elementos. This June, New York City Opera concludes the season with the eagerly anticipated New York premiere of Peter Eotvos's Angels in America, based on the play by Tony Kushner. (more...)

Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance to Present New York Premiere of BOOK OF CLOUDSJody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance to Present New York Premiere of BOOK OF CLOUDS
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance presents Book of Clouds, a collaborative performance-installation contemplating the sublime sky, June 7 - 10, 2017 at Baryshnikov Arts Center, John Cage and Merce Cunningham Studio, 450 W. 37th Street (near Tenth Avenue), NYC. (more...)

Halcyon Stage Announces May and June EventsHalcyon Stage Announces May and June Events
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Halcyon's bold new performance series jetes into May in the afterglow of sold-out Halcyon Stage shows and events, highlighting a wealth of creativity across genres. Halcyon Stage has definitely arrived, but this season still has much to offer, with BalletX and Union Market taking center stage this weekend. (more...)

Lydia Johnson Dance to Premiere Two New Works at NYLA 6/21-23Lydia Johnson Dance to Premiere Two New Works at NYLA 6/21-23
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Lydia Johnson Dance will premiere two new works: one to music by Philip Glass and Marc Mellits, and the second to Trio Sonatas of Handel, joined by company works to one of the choreographer's favorites composers, Osvaldo Golijov.   Joining the 13-member ensemble are guests Mary Beth Hansohn and Peter Chursin, recently seen on the Twyla Tharp Dance 50th Anniversary Tour.  Company Ballet Mistress is Deborah Wingert, former New York City Ballet dancer and one of a select few chosen by The Balanchine Trust to set his works on other companies.   Performances Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, June 21, 22 & 23 at 7:30 PM at New York Live Arts, 219 West 19th Street.  (more...)

Summer 2017 Kicks Off this Month at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing ArtsSummer 2017 Kicks Off this Month at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Pack your picnic, grab your friends, and get ready for stunning shows on star-filled summer nights! (more...)

Trinity Church presents Monteverdi Vespers TonightTrinity Church presents Monteverdi Vespers Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

???????Julian Wachner conducts NOVUS NY (photo: Peter Adamik) Continuing its tradition of providing the public with an exquisite and wide-ranging array of free musical offerings, many of which are professionally filmed and webcast live, Trinity Church Wall Street presents two performances of Philip Glass's Symphony No. 5 on May 19 & 20 at Trinity Church.  (more...)

Alan Alda, Elizabeth Brown, 'Bach & Django' & More Among Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival's 2017 LineupAlan Alda, Elizabeth Brown, 'Bach & Django' & More Among Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival's 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

At first it was unconscious, then by design: the 34th season of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, Long Island's longest-running classical music festival, has something of a water theme. (more...)

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Creative TeamPlanet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

'This is an excellent season of plays,' Glory Kadigan, founder and curator of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity's Playwrights For A Cause, said, remarking about this year's plays and playwrights, and now, the creative team. 'I'm so proud of the activist artists involved with Planet Connections for continuing to connect with audiences in so many creative ways while drawing attention to organizations who are on the front lines of this important work.' (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEEDonmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall's Relationship with Kids Company a new musical with music by Tom Deering, and book and lyrics by Hadley Fraser and Josie Rourke.    (more...)

Texas Performing Arts Announces The 2017-18 Essential SeriesTexas Performing Arts Announces The 2017-18 Essential Series
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

]Texas Performing Arts continues to present world-class performances to The University of Texas at Austin and Central Texas audiences with the unveiling of the 2017-18 Essential Series. (more...)

Israel Horovitz to be Honored as Off-Broadway LegendIsrael Horovitz to be Honored as Off-Broadway Legend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Jobsite Theater is honored to have a standing collaborative relationship with internationally-acclaimed playwright-filmmaker-poet Israel Horovitz since 2015, something that earned us a Best of the Bay Award for 'Best Link with the Greater Theater World' just last year after presenting plays of his like Lebensraum, Breaking Philip Glass, Sins of the Mother, and privately workshopping new material he is working on. We open a new-ish (2015) Horovitz play, Gloucester Blue, in just a few weeks. (more...)

Joshua Bell, Renee Fleming & Pilobolus to Launch 10th Annual World Science Festival in NYCJoshua Bell, Renee Fleming & Pilobolus to Launch 10th Annual World Science Festival in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The World Science Festival will culminate its groundbreaking first decade by bringing science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across New York City's five boroughs, with more than 50 events, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

San Francisco-based Kathryn Roszak to participate in 'Moving Forward - Women Ballet Choreographers East and West' at the 92nd Street Y Roszak will present excerpts from her 'Reverse Flow' and 'Emily Dances' (more...)

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