The world premiere of Philip Glass’ 12th symphony—an interpretation of David Bowie and Brian Eno’s music for LODGER—will be conducted this week in Los Angeles by John Adams in a program that includes Gabriella Smith’s Tumblebird Contrails and Adams’ Grand Pianola Music.
Angelique Kidjo will sing during the LODGER section, and program performers include sopranos Zanaida Robles and Holly Sedillos, mezzo-soprano Kristen Toedtman, pianists Marc-André Hamelin and Orli Shaham, and organist James McVinnie.
Thursday and Friday, January 10 and 11, at 8 pm.
Sunday, January 13, at 2 pm.
Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 South Grand Avenue, downtown Los Angeles.
Above: Original Lodger album cover, 1979. Image credit: RCA.
Below: Philip Glass (left) and David Bowie.