Philip Glass News

Date of Birth: January 31, 1937 (80)
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA
Gender: Male
Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley to Celebrate TROIKA Release at National SawdustMatt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley to Celebrate TROIKA Release at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley will celebrate the release of their new album TROIKA with a New York concert at National Sawdust on Saturday, November 11 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden WestWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West on Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Works & Process presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West, 9/21-22Works & Process presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West, 9/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West on Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Kronos Quartet Stars in East Coast Premiere of MY LAI at BAM, 9/27-30Kronos Quartet Stars in East Coast Premiere of MY LAI at BAM, 9/27-30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Kronos Quartet, tenor Rinde Eckert, and Vietnamese musician V n- hn V are bringing Jonathan Berger's acclaimed monodrama My Lai to BAM's 2017 Next Wave Festival for the work's East Coast premiere. Four performances will take place in the BAM Harvey Theater, Wednesday, September 27 through Saturday, September 30 (7:30 pm). (more...)

A Far Cry & Simone Dinnerstein to Tour New Philip Glass Concerto to Boston, NYC and MoreA Far Cry & Simone Dinnerstein to Tour New Philip Glass Concerto to Boston, NYC and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

In its 2017-18 season, the Grammy-nominated chamber music collective A Far Cry joins pianist Simone Dinnerstein to premiere a new concerto for piano and strings by Philip Glass. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Bring Two Mixed-Bill Programs to New York CityAmerican Repertory Ballet to Bring Two Mixed-Bill Programs to New York City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

American Repertory Ballet has announced two upcoming New York City presentations of mixed-bill programs highlighting the company's strength and versatility. (more...)

Gordon Getty's SCARE PAIR Double Bill to Play Danny Kaye Playhouse; Peter Rosen Documentary to Air on WNETGordon Getty's SCARE PAIR Double Bill to Play Danny Kaye Playhouse; Peter Rosen Documentary to Air on WNET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The New York premieres and world premiere production of Gordon Getty's Scare Pair, a double-bill by the San Francisco-based composer, pairs his two one act-operas -- Usher House and The Canterville Ghost - together for the first time on October 19 and 21 (7:30pm) at The Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (located at East 68th Street, between Lexington and Park Avenues). (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Sets 2017-18 SeasonCleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Sets 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra (COYO) and its new Music Director, Vinay Parameswaran, today announced details of the 2017-18 season. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Presents CARMENAmerican Repertory Ballet Presents CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

This October, American Repertory Ballet (ARB) will present a new triple-bill program in New York City and in New Brunswick, N.J. The performance features work by American Repertory Ballet's Resident Choreographers Kirk Peterson and Mary Barton: Peterson's Carmen and The Eyes that Gently Touch and Barton's Straight Up with a Twist. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Nico Muhly and the CountertenorWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Nico Muhly and the Countertenor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Composer Nico Muhly discusses his music for countertenor with author and illustrator Maira Kalman and Guggenheim curator for performance and media Nat Trotman. (more...)

Simone Dinnerstein and A Far Cry Premiere New Philip Glass ConcertoSimone Dinnerstein and A Far Cry Premiere New Philip Glass Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

In its 2017-18 season, the Grammy-nominated self-conducted chamber music collective A Far Cry joins pianist Simone Dinnerstein to premiere a new concerto for piano and strings composed for Dinnerstein by Philip Glass. In celebration of the composer's 80th birthday, select premiere performances of the concerto, paired with J. S. Bach's Keyboard Concerto in G minor, will take place in Boston, MA; New London, CT; at the Miller Theatre at Columbia University, NY; in Worcester, MA;  Palm Beach, FL; and at the Royal Conservatory in Toronto. A recording of the work for Glass' Orange Mountain Music label is scheduled for release in 2018. (more...)

Indian Classical Masters Coming to NYC This FallIndian Classical Masters Coming to NYC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

World Music Institute presents two sides of new Indian classical music in October- one a trailblazing musical collective, the other the scion of a great musical dynasty. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents 'Nico Muhly and the Countertenor'Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents 'Nico Muhly and the Countertenor'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Composer Nico Muhly discusses his music for countertenor with author and illustrator Maira Kalman and Guggenheim curator for performance and media Nat Trotman. (more...)

Premieres of Two Operas and Broadcast of Peter Rosen Documentary Announced, 10/19-21Premieres of Two Operas and Broadcast of Peter Rosen Documentary Announced, 10/19-21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The New York premieres and world premiere production of Gordon Getty's "Scare Pair," a double-bill by the San Francisco-based composer, pairs his two one act-operas -- Usher House and The Canterville Ghost -- together for the first time on October 19 and 21 (7:30pm) at The Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (located at East 68th Street, between Lexington and Park Avenues).  Both works, with the libretto and music by Mr. Getty, will be sung in English and have a running time of 60 minutes each. (more...)

Premieres of Two Operas and Broadcast of Peter Rosen Documentary, 10/19-21Premieres of Two Operas and Broadcast of Peter Rosen Documentary, 10/19-21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The New York premieres and world premiere production of Gordon Getty's "Scare Pair," a double-bill by the San Francisco-based composer, pairs his two one act-operas -- Usher House and The Canterville Ghost -- together for the first time on October 19 and 21 (7:30pm) at The Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (located at East 68th Street, between Lexington and Park Avenues).  Both works, with the libretto and music by Mr. Getty, will be sung in English and have a running time of 60 minutes each. (more...)

NEW WORK FOR GOLDBERG VARIATIONS to Make NY/NJ Debut with Peak PerformancesNEW WORK FOR GOLDBERG VARIATIONS to Make NY/NJ Debut with Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Peak Performances presents the New York / New Jersey Premiere of New Work for Goldberg Variations, a project it co-commissioned and developed, October 19-22 at the Alexander Kasser Theater, Peak's state-of-the-art home on the Montclair State University campus. (more...)

NORMA to Open The Metropolitan Opera's 133rd SeasonNORMA to Open The Metropolitan Opera's 133rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera will open its 133rd season on Monday, September 25 with a new production of Bellini's bel canto tragedy Norma. Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky returns to the Met as one of the world's leading interpreters of Norma, singing her first season opening performances. (more...)

2017 Ars Electronica Festival Kicks Off Next Week2017 Ars Electronica Festival Kicks Off Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

This year's Ars Electronica Festival begins on Thursday, September 7th. The theme, AI - The Other I, really makes its presence felt on the festival program, which is more extensive than ever before. (more...)

University of Michigan Museum of Art to Light Up Exterior for 'Nights at the Museum'University of Michigan Museum of Art to Light Up Exterior for 'Nights at the Museum'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The University of Michigan Museum of Art will once again illuminate its facade with eight days of artwork, performances and video during 'Nights at the Museum' in September. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Opens Season with Beethoven's 9thPrinceton Symphony Orchestra Opens Season with Beethoven's 9th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

On Saturday, September 16 at 8 pm and Sunday, September 17 at 4 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) opens its six-concert Classical Series with two iconic works in the orchestral repertoire - Beethoven'sSymphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" and Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. The Beethoven's 9th concert marks the first collaboration with the highly regarded Westminster Symphonic Choir since Rossen Milanov became PSO music director in 2009. Both performances will be held at historic Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall on the campus of Princeton University and include a free Pre-Concert Talk for ticket holders featuring Mr. Milanov and choir director Joe Miller. (more...)

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