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PHILIP GLASS — LODGER PREMIERE

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, […]

L.A. DANCE PROJECT — MILLEPIED PREMIERES

The L.A. Dance Project–company-in-residence at The Wallis for 2017-2018—is tripling down for its fall season, with three Los Angeles premieres of work by choreographer and artistic director Benjamin Millepied: IN SILENCE WE SPEAK and ORPHEUS HIGHWAY, both from 2017, and CLOSER, a 2006 piece with music by Philip Glass. In addition, the company will dance the U.S. […]

LA BELLE, LA BÊTE, AND PHILIP GLASS

“Jean Cocteau has always been an artist whose work was central to the modern art movement of the twentieth century. More than any other artist of his time, he again and again addressed questions of art, immortality and the creative process… “Blood of a Poet, Orphée, and LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE are all extremely thoughtful and […]

JANE GOODALL AND PHILIP GLASS AT THE BOWL

JANE, a new documentary about Dr. Jane Goodall directed by Brett Morgen, will screen Monday night at the Hollywood Bowl. The film—drawn from over 100 hours of previously unseen footage shot by National Geographic filmmaker Hugo van Lawick—features a score by Philip Glass, which will be played by a live orchestra at the Bowl. Goodall, Glass, and […]