Philip Glass Plays Kirkland Performance Center, 10/25
Philip Glass's one night performance at the Kirkland Performance Center (KPC) is one of many exclusive NW engagements featured in the KPC Fall line-up. KPC serves as the presenter for many sought after musicians including: returning favorites (The Brothers Four, Jane Monheit), living legends (Philip Glass, Zakir Hussain) and new discoveries (Rupa & the April Fishes).
Legendary composer Philip Glass celebrates his 75th birthday this year and on October 25, 2012 will reunite with Seattle resident and renowned kora playerFoday Musa Suso to perform new works on the KPC stage. Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso last worked together on the score for the 1988 feature length non-narrative film Powaqqatsi. Adventurous patrons will also appreciate the rock-star style performance of classical violin prodigy, and student of Itzhak Perlman,Hahn-Bin, while longtime Seattle-area residents will rejoice as the great American bluegrass, jazz, country fiddler Mark O'Connor returns to his birthplace to play with Jane Monheit.
New this year is limited quantity VIP passes for select performances. Three shows (outlined below) in the Fall line-up offer VIP access. Patrons with VIP tickets will have the opportunity for an onstage meet and greet with the artists, memorabilia, special seating, and more.
Select Fall show details are listed here. For a complete list of shows from the entire season visit www.kpcenter.org. Tickets are available over the phone at (425) 893-9900 or at the KPC Box Office Noon – 6pm Tues - Sat and until curtain on show days (hours are subject to change seasonally). The Box Office is located at 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland WA, 98033.