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Amherst, MA (Koyaanisqatsi Live to Film)
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Sunday, September 22, 2019, 3:00 pm
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
For this 50th anniversary tour with the Philip Glass Ensemble, the legendary composer returns to his score for the film Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance. The 1982 film is a visual poem that explores the disconnections between the natural world and our human-built environment. Screened with a live performance of the score by the Philip Glass Ensemble, the film is as relevant today as ever. It explores, in Glass’s words, “the collision of two different worlds — urban life and technology versus the environment.” It reflects Glass’s lifelong interest in environmental issues, and the danger of losing our connection to the natural world.
$65, $48, $33; Five College Students and Youth 17 & Under: $15, $12, $10
Under40TIX become availabe for this performance September 4, 2019