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London, UK (BBC Total Immersion Day: Philip Glass at 80 at the Barbican)

January 28, 2017

BBC Total Immersion Day: Philip Glass at 80
Talk: Introducing Philip Glass
28 January 2017 / 11:00
Frobisher rooms

An introduction to the life and work of American minimalist composer Philip Glass.

Few living composers have built such a loyal and devoted following as the American Philip Glass, who turns 80 this year. Celebrated as one of the most influential of the Minimalist composers, Glass is the most performed opera composer of our time, but also a much sought-after film composer and symphonist.

In what is bound to be an enormously popular Total Immersion day, discover the many sides of Philip Glass, including some of the music that influenced him.

Other events in the Total Immersion Day:
1pm Concert, Milton Court
3pm Film
5.30pm Concert, Milton Court
6.45pm Learning Project Presentation, Freestage
7.15pm Talk, Hall
8pm Concert, Hall


January 28, 2017