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Chicago, IL (Piano Etudes)
Sunday November 5, 2023 7:00 PM
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As one of the most innovative composers of the modern era, Philip Glass created meditative melodies and hypnotic rhythms that expanded the boundaries of contemporary classical music. At Chicago Humanities, renowned pianist Timo Andres performs a selection of The Etudes by Glass, a set of twenty works for solo piano. Following the performance, Andres is joined by John Schaefer of WNYC New York for a wide ranging conversation about the Etudes, a group of works that were originally composed by Glass in order to expand his piano technique. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to pay tribute to the genius of Philip Glass and immerse yourself in the beauty of his iconic music.
The evening celebrates the release of a new special edition Philip Glass Piano Etudes (Artisan), a boxed set that includes the Complete Etudes 1-20 and a hardcover book Studies in Time: Essays on the Music of Philip Glass featuring reflections on the work
- Chicago Humanities is pleased to partner with the Seminary Co-op Bookstores, a Chicago not-for-profit bookstore whose mission is bookselling. Pre-order your copy of Philip Glass Piano Etudes: The Complete Folios 1-20 & Essays from 20 Fellow Artists through the Chicago Humanities Box Office and save 20% while supporting local, independent bookselling. Add books to your cart when adding tickets. Your receipt will contain a book voucher, which you will show to the bookseller on-site to pick up your book(s).
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