Ensemble, Philip Glass, Philip Glass Ensemble at Barbican Centre

Bandsintown uploaded this event on June 8, 2019

Where

Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London
Map
020 7382 6199

When

Wed, October 30, 2019
20:00

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Philip Glass
Philip Glass

composer/conductor

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A rare opportunity to see Philip Glass with the Philip Glass Ensemble, as they perform one of the composer’s early masterpieces for the first time in over 48 years in the UK.
A matrix of keyboards lay the foundations for the piece, Music with Changing Parts, which, unusually for Glass’s work, is semi-improvisatory in arrangement. The conductor highlights and extends brief melodic fragments, which swirl around the group to create a shimmering, hypnotic, and almost psychedelic texture. Tonight, it’s presented in its recently updated iteration, featuring new parts for brass and children’s chorus....

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