Work of Philip Glass and Allen Ginsberg come together in Skylight's 'Hydrogen Jukebox'
In 1988, modernist composer Philip Glass ran into out beat poet Allen Ginsberg in St. Mark's Bookshop in New York City.
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Thursday Mar 6
'Einstein on the Beach' at MarzMusik
If there is such a thing as a big bang of musical theater, it is "Einstein on the Beach" by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Skylight Music Theatre to Present Hydrogen Jukebox, 3/14-30
Skylight Music Theatre performs Hydrogen Jukebox, the eclectic and fascinating result of collaboration in the late 1980s between composer Philip Glass and beat poet Allen Ginsberg.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Philip Glass: An Evening of Chamber Music
Anyone who thinks classical music is dying should have attended the chamber music concert on Monday, Feb 24 at the AT&T Performance Arts Center.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Music Reviews: Shawn Maxwell's Alliance, Bear Kaestli, Beata Pater
As Neil Tesser explains in the liner notes to Shawn Maxwell's Alliance, the new album from the Chicago reed man and composer Shawn Maxwell and his 10-piece ensemble, the group's musical aesthetic owes a good deal to the musical ideas of Philip Glass and Frank Zappa .
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Tonight in Music: Bottomless Pit, Lubomyr Melnyk, Prizehog & More
LUBOMYR MELNYK Finding a genre distinction with which to frame the music of Lubomyr Melnyk is a difficult task.
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No plans? There's plenty to do this weekend
Okay, so it's rotten cold and the National Weather Service is predicting another winter storm for late Sunday.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Changing Night and Guitar, Guitar, Guitar Set for Symphony...
Symphony Space's The Music of Now Series comes to a close for 2014 with a pair of stimulating and imaginative concerts.
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Philip Glass returns to State Theatre for chamber concert
Philip Glass, one of the most influential music makers of the late 20th century, will return to the State Theatre of Ithaca at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
All About Jazz
Read "Philip Glass: The Photographer"
' music, there is also one recurring theme that reappears throughout his rich and illustrious career regardless if it is opera, symphony, theatre piece or soundtrack.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Dance Theatre of Harlem to Perform at Staller Center, Stony Brook University on Saturday, March 22
February 21, 2014 - Dance Theatre of Harlem comes to Staller Center on Saturday, March 22 at 8:00 pm, bringing the vibrant art of classical ballet to its Main Stage.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Kronos Quartet and Friends to Perform in 40th Anniversary Celebration at Carnegie Hall, 3/28
Carnegie Hall celebrates the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking contemporary music ensemble Kronos Quartet with a one-night-only concert in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage featuring collaborations with some of the group's close colleagues and longtime artistic partners on Friday, March 28 at 8:00 p.m. The program includes the world premiere ... (more)
Wed Feb 12, 2014
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Renowned West African Kora player to perform in Duvall
West African kora musician Foday Musa Suso gives a concert, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Duvall Visitor Center, 15619 Main St. in Duvall.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
On An Overgrown Path
Are virtual concert halls the future of classical music?
While researching my recent piece on Human League co-founder and surround sound proponent Martyn Ware I noticed a list of his top ten albums for headphone listening on the Bowers & Wilkins website.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
[Locked] Robert Wilson video works show at the National Gallery
ROBERT Wilson is most famous as a theatre director and choreographer who rose to prominence directing the experimental opera Einstein on the Beach to the music of Philip Glass, but Slovaks have not had the opportunity to become acquainted with his theatrical work.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Essential Music: Canto Ostinato by Simeon ten Holt
I've long been a fan of minimalist music, and I've written a fair amount about that sub-genre here .
Looking back and forth
As a member of the Bang on a Can All-Stars and other forward-thinking ensembles, Ashley Bathgate might appear to be a hipster cellist who seldom gives a backward glance to the 18th or 19th centuries.