With 'Glass Works' BMOP celebrates Philip
With 'Glass Works' BMOP celebrates Philip Glass' 80th birthdayWicked Local ProvincetownProlific, engaged in every genre, and restlessly exploring ideas and collaborations - that's composer Philip Glass. Choosing one concert's worth of music to celebrate his 80th birthday was no easy task. "We tried to pick a program that would be ...and more »
Posted on 15 February 2017 | 4:53 pm
'The music wars are over,' says Philip Glass
The Boston Globe'The music wars are over,' says Philip GlassThe Boston GlobePhilip Glass celebrated his 80th birthday on Jan. 31 with the premiere of his Eleventh Symphony, a lengthy Carnegie Hall ovation greeting the onetime maverick. For anyone who remembers just how much of a pariah Glass's minimalism once made him ...
Posted on 14 February 2017 | 7:03 pm
9 Artists Honor the Man Who Put Brooklyn on
New York Times9 Artists Honor the Man Who Put Brooklyn on the MapNew York TimesThat only really happened in the early '80s, with the transformation of “the Brooklyn Academy of Music” into “BAM” and the advent of the Next Wave Festival. Harvey was not the first to discover Philip Glass, Merce Cunningham, Robert Wilson, Bill T ...Harvey Lichtenstein, Who Gave BAM a Second Life, Has Died at 87Playbill.comall 2 news articles »
Posted on 14 February 2017 | 1:56 pm
Music review: Philip Glass, 'The Complete
Richmond.comMusic review: Philip Glass, 'The Complete Piano Etudes'Richmond.comFor some listeners, three hours of music by Philip Glass — at least the sound that springs to mind when they hear the words “Philip Glass” — is like one hour of regular music recycled for six hours. For others, it's a mesmerizing experience in which ...
Posted on 13 February 2017 | 1:21 pm
A new orchestral piece from Philip Glass -
SFGateA new orchestral piece from Philip GlassSFGateOne of the choice tidbits in Philip Glass' 2015 memoir “Words Without Music” was the revelation that Bruckner's symphonies — repetitive, rhythmic driven and created on a massive architectural scale — had informed the composer's thinking about large ...
Posted on 7 February 2017 | 12:40 pm
Under Armour has launched its latest shot in
A 60-second TV spot, which uses the soundtrack from the Philip Glass Knee series of operas, shows the athletes in training mode. They are then multiplied, becoming an "army" of clones, repeating their reps. Adam Peake, executive vice president of marketing ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 1:22 am
The week in radio: Seriously…; Overage
Hard-drinking pensioners and Osama Bin Laden’s audio legacy were among the highlights as Radio 4 got its documentary house in order I don’t know, you go away for a few days and when you get back they’ve changed the menu at your favourite caff, put ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 4:35 pm
Philip Glass: Taxi Driver
Philip Glass revisits his parallel lives in 1970s New York - driving a taxicab through threatening twilight streets while emerging as a composer in Manhattan's downtown arts scene. The Philip Glass Ensemble formed in 1968 and performed in lofts, museums ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 8:31 pm
Philip Glass, ‘Organic': The Week In One
This week: the European Space Agency’s Philae lander finds evidence of organic molecules — never before found on an object like a comet — on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko To mark this, here’s Philip Glass’s minimal composition Organic, taken ...
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 5:41 am
How To Review Philip Glass’ Autobiography
“When I told a snarky friend I was writing about the new Philip Glass autobiography, Words Without Music, she asked, ‘Does it go like this: I, I, I, I, I, I, was, was, was, was, was, born, born, born, born?’ Snarky.” Share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
Posted on 26 July 2015 | 10:42 am