To describe Philip Glass (b. 1937) – who trained in mathematics, philosophy, art and twelve-tone technique – as one of the leading representatives of minimal music has become something of a shameful platitude. In contrast, the significance of the two concerts to be held in Hamburg and Berlin in 2020 under the title »Philip Glass & Friends« is not to be underestimated. From the 1979 piece »Mad Rush« and a number of etudes for solo piano to »Closing« (1981) – the eight works performed represent a cross-section from Glass’s oeuvre and are guaranteed to be one of the highlights of the year’s packed calendar of events.
Please note: This event replaces the cancelled concert from 15 June 2020. Tickets purchased for the postponed concert are valid for this event.
Philip Glass piano
Anton Batagov piano
Lavinia Meijer harp
ProgrammeWerke von Philip Glass
Promoter: Konzertdirektion Palme GmbH