CANNES - From a backstage conversation at last year's Cannes Lions with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, the Festival for the first time will recognize the impact of gender inequality on creativity, explains Philip Thomas, CEO of the Cannes...Show More Summary
Philip Glass @ Prospect Park in 2013 (more by Adela Laconte) Artistic and composer Philip Glass has had a busy year, between curating the star-studded lineup for the 25th Annual Tibet House benefit and publishing his memoir, Words Without Music. Now nearing...
When we asked John Walter, the director of The Earth Moves, a film about composer Philip Glass and Robert Wilson's seminal experimental opera Einstein on the Beach, to send us some links that inspired him and the making of his film,Show More Summary
A promo for the August 7 release... Read the full article on AICN Fox has brought online a new TV spot pimping the characters/abilities of the heroes of Josh Trank’s FANTASTIC FOUR movie, due on screens August 7. Philip Glass is aShow More Summary
Filmmaker John Walter is making a film called The Earth Moves about Einstein on the Beach, the 1976 opera composed Philip Glass and directed by Robert Wilson. Walter and his team are soliciting funds to complete the film on Kickstarter. In...Show More Summary
Philip Glass recalls his Baltimore childhood and the friends and teachers who influenced him.
The two times I have called Philip Glass at home, I have interrupted his composing. In 2012, during the same week that the début recording of his Symphony No. 9 was on the front page of the iTunes store, Glass told me that he had recently finished Symphony No. Show More Summary
Philip Glass performing inside of a Richard Serra installation? Now we've seen everything! The composer will team up with his old pal (who he was once an assistant for) on June 27th, for a once-in-a-lifetime concert inside of Serra's current installation at David Zwirner Gallery. [ more › ]
Mr. Glass and the violinist Tim Fain will play a special concert inside Mr. Serra’s heavy-duty installation at the David Zwirner Gallery.
When composer Philip Glass bumped into Beat poet Allen Ginsberg at St. Mark’s Bookshop in Manhattan in 1988, they got to talking about the conservative mindset of the era and began exchanging ideas about how to approach subjects like war through art. That conversation soon evolved into a full-blown collaboration...
Photos by Paúl Rivera via Residential Architect "Why can't people learn to live in the pure glass prisms of Mies van der Rohe? No, they need a place for Junior to practice piano while mother plays bridge with her neighbors."...
In the Mansion section of today's Wall Street Journal, I interview Philip Glass for my "House Call" column (go here). The influential modern classical composer and pianist is a fun guy. We talked about life growing up in Baltimore i...
Recommended Events for Stoners: Bong Rips with Philip Glass, Anyone? Also: Brown Derby Does Jurassic Park, and More! by Emily Nokes Philip Glass READING Wed May 13, Town Hall (1119 Eighth Ave) The repetitive structures in Glass's symphonies...Show More Summary
Said Oscar Levant, in what is (by far) the most popular of his quotes at goodreads. I'm noticing Oscar Levant this morning, because the composer Philip Glass, interviewed about books here, is raving about his Levant's "Memoirs of an Amnesiac." ("It’s a hilariously funny book... Show More Summary
The composer and author of “Words Without Music” says his favorite books about music “are not serious books about the philosophy of music or music awareness or whatever you want to call it.”
“There were no books that would prepare me for those kinds of things. I was really on my own. Finding my way into other people’s music was a way of learning about music. And of course it had an impact on the way I compose music. It became the engine of change for me.”
Moondog Philip Glass, Moondog, David Chalmin; Labèque Sisters, UBUNOIR; Kings Place Reviewed by Hilary Glover on Apr 17 2015 Star rating: 4.0 Exploring the music of Moondog and its influence on Minimalist composers As part of Kings Place's...Show More Summary
In his 1980 short story “Company,” Samuel Beckett begins one paragraph with the sentences: “Another trait its repetitiousness. Repeatedly with only minor variants the same bygone.” When he wrote those lines, did Beckett already knowShow More Summary
For the first episode of BAM's new podcast, Philip Glass and several world-class pianists talk about Glass's piano etudes and what makes them so challenging to perform. Tags: music Philip Glass
“Sometimes referred to as the ‘Nobel prize of the arts,’ the award is presented biennially to ‘an individual for a unique lifetime contribution that has enriched the human condition through the arts,’ according to the Glenn Gould Foundation.”