Muppets/ Sesame Street 1977

Much thanks goes out to Scott H. who brought attention to these amazing clips of Glass Sesame Street pieces on youtube. According to Muppet Wiki: "In 1977, Glass wrote a series of short vocal and instrumental pieces for Sesame Street. These include a series of animated films which employ geometric curves traced to various points … Continue reading “Muppets/ Sesame Street 1977”

Glass Week in NYC

Tonight at Symphony Space, Paul Barnes will perform the premiere of his transcription for solo piano of Philip Glass’ Piano Concerto No. 2 "After Lewis and Clark"; Across town Philip Glass will be performing solo piano at the Filmmaker’s Co-Op event ; Wednesday, NYU dedicates an entire concert to a "70th Birthday Celebration for Philip … Continue reading “Glass Week in NYC”

Satyagraha in London (New Reviews)

Jose contributed this link to 3 reviews for Satyagraha. Philip Glass’ 1980 opera SATYAGRAHA had its premiere in London 4 days ago. It’s been very well received.  All of us stateside look forward to the Improbable Theater company’s production when it hits the Metropolitan Opera this time next spring.Other noteworthy Glass operas this year: The … Continue reading “Satyagraha in London (New Reviews)”

Part – 3 Live at iTunes/ Theater Music announced

According to OMM’s Newsletter, a new Series: "from the Philip Glass Recording Archive: Theater Music Vol.I" will arrive in May.  Included on the album is an instrumental suite from his 2003 opera, The Sound of a Voice, which I attended at its original run in Cambridge, MA.   A truly unique Glass work, it is scored … Continue reading “Part – 3 Live at iTunes/ Theater Music announced”

Dracula Solo Piano Concert

Philip Glass and Orange Mountain Music will team up to present the world premiere concert performance of Michael Riesman’s new transcription for solo piano of Philip Glass’ score to the 1931 classic horror film, Dracula.  Celebrating OMM’s latest release, Michael Riesman, Music Director of the Philip Glass Ensemble and pianist, will perform the entire score … Continue reading “Dracula Solo Piano Concert”

Newest Records

Since 2001 Orange Mountain Music has created 30 all Philip Glass albums.  I think this may be unprecedented in ‘composer legacy’ projects.  With the launch of the new PhilipGlass.com and the imminent OrangeMountainMusic.com, paired with the interest in PG’s music in live performance, I think the future bodes well for Philip Glass fans. 2007 Releases … Continue reading “Newest Records”