Contact Us

‘Music of Constant Change: A Philip Glass Festival’ taking place in September at The Greene Space

Philip Glass

Philip Glass75th birthday is continuing to be celebrated this year with the Q2 Music-presented Music of Constant Change A Philip Glass Festival:, which goes down at The Greene Space. The festival includes a live performance on September 8 of Philip Glass’ An Hour with Einstein and a conversation with Glass about Einstein on the Beach. The event will be hosted by Terrance McKnight. Tickets are on sale now.

That performance is the centerpiece of Q2 Music’s six-day celebration of the composer which includes “an immersive survey of Glass’ recorded music, exclusive downloads, private and unreleased recordings, new and archival interviews/videos, blog posts from key collaborators, album reviews, and more” that will be available from September 4 through September 9. There will be birthday tributes from Nico Muhly, Kronos Quartet member David Harrington, Brooklyn Rider, and others. The entire festival program will stream HERE.

A list of festival highlights is below.

Music of Constant Change festival highlights:
Glass Perspectives – A blog from key Glass colleagues, friends and collaborators offering their insights into appreciating his music.

Notes from the Beach – Einstein on the Beach principal – and former Q2 host – Helga Davis will guest host each day of the festival, sharing a behind-the-scenes look at life on tour, audio excerpts recorded during the international performances, and a musical portrait of her own musical interests, passions, curiosities and observations.

From the Archives – Interviews with Philip Glass from across the entire New York Public Radio archives, including a “Meet the Composer” with Tim Page (1985) and an “Around New York” with John Schaefer (1995).

New York Now – A live recording from the composer’s April 2012 performance with violinist Tim Fain at the Met Museum.

New Sounds – Host John Schaefer explores his top 10 favorite Glass recordings.

Mixtapes – Label manager Richard Guerin shares previously unreleased Glass works.

#Glass75 – Listeners can tweet their birthday wishes and share their thoughts using Twitter hashtag #Glass75. Visit www.wqxr.org/q2music/glass to leave a personal birthday message for Glass and Q2 Music will play it during the festival!

Check It Out

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://www.brooklynvegan.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BrooklynVegan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!