FOCUS - Interview with Composer Philip Glass

In the past quarter century, Philip Glass has composed more than twenty operas; eight symphonies; two piano concertos; concertos for violin, piano, timpani, and saxophone quartet and orchestra; soundtracks for film and documentaries; and much more. Some of the people that he has collaborated with include Paul Simon, Linda Ronstadt, Yo-Yo Ma, Twyla Tharp, Allen Ginsberg, Woody Allen, and David Bowie.

 

On this episode of Focus,  Kathy Lehr talks with renowned music composer Philip Glass about his life; career; and the world premiere of his Second Cello Concerto “Life Reflected” that will be performed by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra on Friday, March 30, 2012 at 8:00 PM and Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 8:00 PM.

 

For information about Philip Glass:

 

Website: http://www.philipglass.com/

 

 

For additional information about the

Philip Glass concert with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra:

 

Website: http://cincinnatisymphony.org/Content.php?id=155

 

Phone: 513.381.3300

Length: 
28 minutes
Date Recorded: 
09/30/2011
Location Recorded: 
CET Studios