Philip Glass

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Los Angeles Philharmonic/ Dudamel; Orphée review – glitz meets gravitas
The combined forces of the LA Phil, Gustavo Dudamel and Yuja Wang delivered glittering virtuosity. And ENO gets it right at last

Fiona Maddocks

23, Nov, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Orphée review – disquieting and beautifully done
The final instalment of English National Opera’s Orpheus series is a troubling piece of theatre that more than holds its own beside the company’s previous Philip Glass stagings

Tim Ashley

17, Nov, 2019 @11:59 AM

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The jury's out on ENO's bold Orpheus-fest
Empty seats force ENO to cut ticket prices, Chris Mason excels on Any Questions, and Dispatches unwraps Amazon

Richard Brooks

10, Nov, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Third Coast Percussion review – lithe rhythmic precision and Glass's freshest score in years
Glass’s Perpetulum was a standout in the Chicago ensemble’s programme of minimalist compositions

Philip Clark

23, Sep, 2019 @11:18 AM

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The week in classical: Tao of Glass review - an extraordinary exploration of creativity
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Philip Glass makes a surprise appearance at Phelim McDermott’s astonishing tribute show

Stephen Pritchard

20, Jul, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Tao of Glass review – golden odyssey through Philip Glass's music
Phelim McDermott’s sublime collage of theatrical fragments is the fantastical, tearjerking fruition of a lifelong dream

Sanjoy Roy

15, Jul, 2019 @10:00 PM

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Philip Glass: from Einstein on the Beach to a superfan in Manchester
One is a legendary composer. The other makes spectacular shows out of Sellotape. Philip Glass and Phelim McDermott talk about their new work about loss and religion – with puppets

Alex Needham

09, Jul, 2019 @1:05 PM

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Philip Glass: The Bowie Symphonies review – an awkward and arrogant new tribute
Glass’s pre-existing meditations on Bowie’s albums Low and Heroes sound fresh with the London Contemporary Orchestra, but Lodger is a disrespectful end to the triptych

John Lewis

10, May, 2019 @12:29 PM

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English National Ballet: She Persisted review – odes to Frida, Pina and Nora
Ibsen gets an urgent retelling, Kahlo dances with a monkey and Bausch’s masterwork is back in Tamara Rojo’s stellar triple bill

Lyndsey Winship

05, Apr, 2019 @11:23 AM

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The week in classical: Akhnaten; Music for 18 Musicians; Britten Sinfonia; LSO/Gardiner – review
Minimalism becomes spectacle in ENO’s entrancing Philip Glass revival, while many hands make hypnotically light work of Steve Reich

Fiona Maddocks

17, Feb, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Akhnaten review – Glass's pharaoh casts his spell once more
Stage pictures are painted with balletic poise in this revival of Phelim McDermott’s inventive production

Martin Kettle

12, Feb, 2019 @3:33 PM

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Behold, the naked Pharaoh: singing Philip Glass's Akhnaten
You need more than a good voice to sing the countertenor role of the sun-worshipping Egyptian leader. But it’s changed my life

Anthony Roth Costanzo

12, Feb, 2019 @1:50 PM

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