“Keen” (Part 1) Ivy Baldwin Dance The Glass House New Canaan, CT May 22, 2016 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2016 by Martha Sherman Breathtaking. The site of Ivy Baldwin’s “Keen (Part 1)” – the Philip Johnson Glass House in New Canaan, CT – is both the setting and outline of Baldwin’s evocative dance meditation about loss, ritual, and recovery. Show More Summary
Philip Glass is indisputably one of the most prolific composers of the last half century, yet none of his more than 20 operas has found a place in the standard repertoire.
NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A man and a woman are separated by a grassy hill. He makes one movement — a snap, a jump — and she repeats it. They playfully signal to one another, flirting, perhaps like birds would do.
AT 79, Philip Glass composes music for theatre the same way he has all his life: by attending every single rehearsal, from script read-throughs to dress rehearsals. It is the only way he knows how. His approach to the recent production...Show More Summary
Kusama adapts her 1966 installation Narcissus Garden to architect Philip Jonson's sprawling Connecticut estate. In 1966, at the 33rd Venice Biennale, Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama famously went rogue. Clad in a gold kimono, Kusama started selling off the 1,500 mirrored glass balls in her installation to visitors for 1200 Lire per piece. Show More Summary
The installation, dubbed Narcissus Garden, is eerily beautiful Though Philip Johnson's Glass House—and the entire compound, really—in New Canaan, Connecticut, is a seminal work of architecture and sparks adoration in its own right, this spring, it has company. Show More Summary
Pin it To celebrate architect Philip Johnson's 110th birthday and the 10th anniversary of his Glass House opening to the public, Yayoi Kusama's Narcissus Garden will be on display for the season. READ MORE »
The Glass House presents Yayoi Kusama: Narcissus Garden, a landscape installation that will be on view throughout the 2016 tour season to celebrate the 110th anniversary of Philip Johnson's birth and the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Glass House site to the public. Show More Summary
Buckner Orchestra Linz Beethoven, Philip Glass; Melvyn Tan, Bruckner Orchestra Linz, Dennis Russell Davies; Cadogan Hall Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Apr 22 2016 Star rating: 4.0 Spanning 200 years, symphonic music by Beethoven and Philip...Show More Summary
Philip Glass, members of the Kingsmen and Yeah Yeah Yeahs drummer Brian Chase will partake in three of the thousands of events planned for the annual, global Make Music Day on June 21st. Over 35 cities in the United States, plus the entire state of Vermont, will host Make Music events, which are free...
With acts such as Kamasi Washington, Sun O))), and Philip Glass, the annual gathering in Knoxville, Tennessee epitomizes what a music festival should be: alternative, vibrant, and welcoming.
Glass’s concept of a Center is to “gather the world’s leaders in the fields of art, science, and the environment for a broad array of interdisciplinary activities including performances, seminars, and education programs that inspire and motivate the public to become engaged with matters vital to the future of the natural environment and the quality […]
Koyaanisqatsi isn't quite as haunting if you replace Philip Glass with the music from the Wii Shop Channel. pic.twitter.com/PkN9X4ucMZ — Andy Kelly (@ultrabrilliant) March 22, 2016 In this clip from Koyaanisqatsi, Andy Kelly replaced Philip Glass' score with music from the Wii Shop Channel. Show More Summary
Conor Walsh, whose sudden death has been announced by his family, had been likened to the young Philip Glass. A message from Conor’s family: Conor treated each performance the same way he treated each and every individual whom with he shared company. He never failed to conjure the highest emotion from a melody […]
Pulsing lights slowly reveal the stunning beauty of the Philip Johnson Glass House in the music video for Nebula, the lead single from ambient musician Julianna Barwick’s upcoming album Will.
Anthony Roth Costanzo recounts how – from diets to workouts to (ouch!) full waxing – he prepared for the new production of Philip Glass’s Akhnaten at English National Opera. (includes video and audio)
Ancient Egyptian minimalism will appeal to the masses.
For all the thunder that surrounds his productions, Philip Glass is undersung and underpraised. His superb memoir, Words without Music, recounts how he entered the University of Chicago, aged 16, without having finished high school. He left, I think, in 1956, three years before I entered U of C as a first-year undergraduate. He left […]
The inimitable Julianna Barwick returns with the gorgeous lead single from her forthcoming album Will, accompanied by a stunning short film from her regular collaborator Derrick Belcham, shot at the historic Philip Johnson Glass House and featuring a light installation by Belcham. Will is out May 6th on Dead Oceans. Continue reading…
Members of the chorus will stage a strike during the first act of the March 18 performance of Philip Glass's “Akhnaten.”