PHILIP GLASS TO INAUGURATE ANNUAL SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL ON CALIFORNIA’S CENTRAL COAST
DAYS AND NIGHTS FESTIVAL LAUNCHES THIS AUGUST
Philip Glass, one of America’s best-known composers, whose work spans five decades and a myriad of musical, theatrical and cinematic genres, will establish an annual summer festival in Carmel Valley and Big Sur beginning this August. The Days and Nights Festival will present a series of performances across music, dance, theater, poetry and film, in collaboration with Hidden Valley Music Seminars, General Director Peter Meckel, and the Henry Miller Library, Magnus Toren, Director – August 19—September 4. All performances—with the exception of an evening of poetry and a live Philip Glass Ensemble music and film performance at the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur—are scheduled for the Hidden Valley Theatre in Carmel Valley, CA. Tickets go on sale April 4 at www.daysandnightsfestival.com.
Glass envisions Days and Nights Festival as encompassing and nurturing the arts in a way that welcomes the future while exploring the seminal developments in the arts throughout history. The first season reflects keystones in Glass’s career in terms of the selection of works and performers, while future seasons will delve ever further into the evolution of the arts across time and space.
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