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Yayoi Kusama's installation 'Narcissus Garden" incorporated into the Glass House

22 hours agoArts : Artdaily

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

Surprising combination: Bruckner Orchestra Linz in Beethoven and Philip Glass

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, Kingsmen to Participate in Global Make Music Day

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...

Get to Know Big Ears, America's Most Distinct and Defiant Music Festival

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.

Whatever Happened To Philip Glass’s Plans For A Big Cultural Center In Big Sur?

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 […]

Wii music turns Koyaanisqatsi jaunty

last monthHumor / odd : Kottke.org

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

Shock at death of young Irish composer

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

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 […]

Julianna Barwick: Nebula

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.

The Naked Pharoah: Countertenor Buffs Up And Bares It All

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

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)

Juggling with monotheism – Akhnaten makes a spectacle of himself

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 […]

watch the stunning video for Julianna Barwick's new single "Nebula"

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…

English National Opera’s Chorus Votes to Strike

Members of the chorus will stage a strike during the first act of the March 18 performance of Philip Glass's “Akhnaten.”

Watch Iggy Pop Cover David Bowie At Tibet House Benefit

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last night, the Tibet House held its annual benefit at New York’s Carnegie Hall. The great minimalist composer Philip Glass curated the lineup, which included FKA twigs, Sharon Jones, Basia Bulat, and others. One of the show’s performers was Iggy Pop, who took the opportunity to cover his late friend and collaborator David Bowie. First, […]

Iggy Pop Covers David Bowie, FKA twigs Performs at Tibet House Benefit

Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage Tonight, the Philip Glass-curated Tibet House Benefit took place at New York's Carnegie Hall. Iggy Pop, FKA twigs, Philip Glass, Sharon Jones, Basia Bulat, and others performed. During the show, Iggy Pop covered David Bowie's "The Jean Genie" with members of the Patti Smith Group. Show More Summary

Guitar King Glenn Branca Continues His Ascent

Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images It's been 35 years since Glenn Branca released The Ascension and still nothing sounds quite like it. A landmark work that fused the rigorous minimalism of Philip Glass and Steve Reich to clanging,Show More Summary

Fantastic fingertip synth performance of Commodore 64 game music

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Tubesockor pokes away at three Teenage Engineering Pocket Operators to play the music from the 1987 Commodore 64 classic game Delta. The original game music is by Rob Hubbard, inspired by Philip Glass's "Koyaanisqatsi" and Pink Floyd's "On the Run." Clips from the game below! (Thanks, UPSO!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlwgAzgK7ws

What's going on Monday? (Tibet House benefit, Darkmatter, Wyatt Cenac's Night Train, Graham Nash & more)

photo: FKA twigs @ Brooklyn Hangar, 2015 (more by Amanda Hatfield) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Tibet House Benefit Concert feat. Sharon Jones, Philip Glass, Iggy Pop,...

AL and AL, Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

The exhibition brings side by side poetry and suspense, art and physics, children book and video art, Greek mythology and Einstein’s theory of general relativity, music by Philip Glass and Tarot cards, spirituality and human cloning. But in a form that is fortunately far more digestible than my introduction would suggest…

A Special Case of Everyday Life: Philip Glass Attends “Mishima” Screening at University of Chicago

There is a scene in Peter Weir’s prophetic 1998 satire, “The Truman Show,” that contains one of the greatest uses of music I’ve ever seen in a film. It occurs when the titular protagonist, Truman Burbank, begins to suspect that everything...Show More Summary

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