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Philip Glass

 
Date of Birth: January 31, 1937 (85)

Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2019]
Original Score
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Original Score
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Composer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Composer
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Composer

Photos

Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andy Blankenbuehler and Alex Lacamoire, Wayne Shorte Photo

Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andy Blankenbuehler and Alex Lacamoire, Wayne Shorter, Cher, Reba McEntire, and Philip Glass

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Date:
12/27/2018
 Karolina Blixt, Johan Schinkler andHanna Fritzon in Folkoperan/ Cirkus Cirkor produc Photo

Karolina Blixt, Johan Schinkler andHanna Fritzon in Folkoperan/ Cirkus Cirkor production of Philip Glass' Opera "Satyagraha" at the BAM Harvey Theater on October 31-November 4, 2018, part of the Next Wave Festival. Photo Credit: Stephanie Berger.

From: 
Date:
11/03/2018
Leif Aruhn-Solen as Gandhi in Folkoperan/ Cirkus Cirkor production of Philip Glass' O Photo

Leif Aruhn-Solen as Gandhi in Folkoperan/ Cirkus Cirkor production of Philip Glass' Opera "Satyagraha" at the BAM Harvey Theater on October 31-November 4, 2018, part of the Next Wave Festival. Photo Credit: Stephanie Berger.

From: 
Date:
11/03/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2019]
Original Score

[Broadway, 2016]
Original Score

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Composer

[Broadway, 2002]
Composer

[Broadway, 1993]
Composer


Philip Glass Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Music in a Play Gold Star
Philip Glass, The Crucible
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Music in a Play
Philip GlassThe Bacchae

Philip Glass News

BLACK LODGE Premieres in October as Part of Opera Philadelphia's Festival O22 and the Photo BLACK LODGE Premieres in October as Part of Opera Philadelphia's Festival O22 and the 2022 Philadelphia Fringe Festival
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022

This¬†bold new work with a libretto by legendary poet‚ÄĮ¬†Anne Waldman‚ÄĮand¬†story,¬†screenplay,¬†and direction by‚ÄĮMichael Joseph¬†McQuilken‚ÄĮblends opera and rock into an alchemical exploration of magic, mystery, regret, and redemption.¬†¬†

Third Coast Percussion Mounts Chicago Concert Season With Numerous Premieres Photo Third Coast Percussion Mounts Chicago Concert Season With Numerous Premieres
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2022

Third Coast Percussion, a GRAMMY Award-winning quartet of classically trained percussionists, has announced its 2022-23 Chicago concert season.

Sarasota Concert Association Announces Three Concert Mini Series On Sale Today Photo Sarasota Concert Association Announces Three Concert Mini Series On Sale Today
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 1, 2022

The Sarasota Concert Association has announced the launch of its Mini-Series campaign, enabling subscribers the opportunity to create their own 3-concert series at a discount from the seven concerts being presented in the 2022-23 season.  

New York City Center to Present 19th Fall for Dance Festival Featuring Kyiv City Ball Photo New York City Center to Present 19th Fall for Dance Festival Featuring Kyiv City Ballet, Dutch National Ballet & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

New York City Center has announced full programming for the 19th Fall for Dance Festival, September 21 ‚Äď October 2, which opens a robust calendar of events for City Center‚Äôs 2022 ‚Äď 2023 season.

Philharmonia Orchestra Announces New Autumn Residency at Cromwell Place Photo Philharmonia Orchestra Announces New Autumn Residency at Cromwell Place
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022

Following a successful collaboration during London Art Week earlier this month, the Philharmonia and Cromwell Place have announced a residency partnership through the autumn and early 2023. 

Dessoff Choirs Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring US Premieres, Sondheim Revue, and M Photo Dessoff Choirs Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring US Premieres, Sondheim Revue, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2022

 The Dessoff Choirs announced its 2022-23 season. This season opens November 5th with a long overdue exploration of the first published Black composer Vicente Lusitano (1520-1561) paired with the exquisite Duruflé Requiem with mezzo-soprano Lucia Bradford and organist David Enlow.

Justin Vivian Bond and Anthony Roth Costanzo's ONLY AN OCTAVE APART To Have UK Premie Photo Justin Vivian Bond and Anthony Roth Costanzo's ONLY AN OCTAVE APART To Have UK Premiere at Wilton's Music Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022

Justin Vivian Bond and Anthony Roth Costanzo‚Äôs ‚ÄėOnly An Octave Apart‚Äô, a theatrically musical evening coalescing wildly divergent genres and voices, will get its UK premiere at historic Wilton‚Äôs Music Hall - the only surviving Grand Music Hall in the world. ‚ÄėOnly An Octave Apart‚Äô will play a month-long season from ¬†28 September - 22 October.

The Met's Free Summer HD Festival to Return to Lincoln Center Plaza, Featuring Screen Photo The Met's Free Summer HD Festival to Return to Lincoln Center Plaza, Featuring Screenings of WEST SIDE STORY & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022

The Metropolitan Opera’s popular Summer HD Festival will return on Saturday, August 27, to Lincoln Center Plaza, featuring a lineup of ten free encore presentations from the company’s acclaimed Live in HD series, as well as a special pre-festival screening of Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning film West Side Story on Friday, August 26.

Teatro Real Orchestra Will Make its US Debut at Carnegie Hall in September Photo Teatro Real Orchestra Will Make its US Debut at Carnegie Hall in September
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2022

The Orchestra of Teatro Real (the Royal Opera of Madrid), Spain's national opera house and winner of ‚ÄúBest Opera Company‚ÄĚ at the 2021 International Opera Awards, makes its U.S. debut at Carnegie Hall in ‚ÄúA Celebration of Spanish Music‚ÄĚ on September 15, 2022 at 8:30 pm. The concert celebrates the music of Spain, with the first half devoted to piano and orchestral music by Falla and Alb√©niz.¬†

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring World Premieres & Mor Photo Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2022

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago has announced the company‚Äôs 45th anniversary ‚Äėsapphire‚Äô season: a dynamic mix of world premieres and revivals of company and audience favorites.

Philip Glass Videos

BWW Review: THE BRAND ASSOCIATES DANCE SERIES SHOWCASES THE CAPTIVATING NICKERSON-ROS VideoBWW Review: THE BRAND ASSOCIATES DANCE SERIES SHOWCASES THE CAPTIVATING NICKERSON-ROSSI DANCE at The Glendale Brand Library
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 17, 2022

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčBack in full swing, after Covid interruptions, is the Glendale Brand Library and Associates‚Äô annual spring dance series, always curated with love and care by Jamie Nichols, and¬†organized by Art Librarian Erin Herzog¬†on the grounds and at the beautiful Glendale Brand Library. On an absolutely perfect spring day the first in a series of three dance presentations was performed by the formidable Nickerson‚ÄďRossi dance company.¬†¬†The performance was Saturday, May 7, 2022, with a workshop with the Company on Sunday, May 8, 2022. These events are free and open to the public, made possible by the Brand Associates.

VIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr. & Cynthia Erivo Perform 'Where Is The Love' for GREAT PERFORMA VideoVIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr. & Cynthia Erivo Perform 'Where Is The Love' for GREAT PERFORMANCES: GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS
by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2020

Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom, Jr. honor Roberta Flack with a performance of a?oeWhere Is The Love.a??

VIDEO: NY Phil's Sumire Kudo and Nathan Vickery Perform Barrière's Sonata No. 10 for VideoVIDEO: NY Phil's Sumire Kudo and Nathan Vickery Perform Barrière's Sonata No. 10 for Two Cellos
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2020

New York Philharmonic musicians won't stop the music. Cellists Sumire Kudo and Nathan Vickery perform the second movement of Barrière's Sonata No. 10 for Two Cellos from miles apart.

VIDEO: Take a Look at AKHNATEN at the Brooklyn Museum VideoVIDEO: Take a Look at AKHNATEN at the Brooklyn Museum
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2019

On November 2, countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, the Mannes Orchestra, and Gandini Juggling gave thousands of attendees at Brooklyn Museum's free First Saturdays event a taste of Philip Glass's AKHNATEN.

VIDEO: Take a Look at New Videos from the Metropolitan Opera VideoVIDEO: Take a Look at New Videos from the Metropolitan Opera
by Stage Tube - Nov 26, 2019

Mezzo-soprano J'Nai Bridges discusses appearing in Philip Glass's ‚ÄúAkhnaten‚ÄĚ and her road to the Met stage with Live in HD host Joyce DiDonato. 2019‚Äď20 season.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Met's AKHNATEN VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Met's AKHNATEN
by Alan Henry - Oct 17, 2019

In the video beloiw, Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo and choreographer and juggler Sean Gandini talk with Live in HD host Angel Blue about the incorporation of juggling in Phelim McDermott's new production of Philip Glass's a?oeAkhnaten.a??

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Met's AKHNATEN VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Met's AKHNATEN
by Alan Henry - Oct 9, 2019

Watch as the cast of Philip Glass's Akhnaten, including Anthony Roth Costanzo, Disella Lárusdóttir, and members of Gandini Juggling, take part in an early rehearsal. Production: Phelim McDermott. Conductor: Karen Kamensek.

Kai Schumacher to Release His New Album RAUSCH VideoKai Schumacher to Release His New Album RAUSCH
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 7, 2019

On the 11th of October pianist Kai Schumacher releases his newest album, Rausch.

Sufjan Stevens Debuts 'IV' from THE DECALOGUE VideoSufjan Stevens Debuts 'IV' from THE DECALOGUE
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 4, 2019

Oscar- and Grammy-nominated¬†composer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist¬†Sufjan Stevens¬†debuts pianist¬†Timo Andres' recording of ‚ÄúIV‚ÄĚ from¬†The¬†Decalogue¬†today.

Philip Glass to Serve as the Honorary Chair of House with Heart VideoPhilip Glass to Serve as the Honorary Chair of House with Heart
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 24, 2019

House with Heart  (HwH), a family home for abandoned children in Kathmandu, Nepal is delighted to announce that American composer Philip Glass will serve as the Honorary Chair of the organization.


Philip Glass Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Philip Glass been nominated for?
Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Crucible and Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Bacchae .

What awards has Philip Glass won?
Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Crucible.