Philip Glass 2014 Tour Schedule
Phenomenal composers only come around once in a generation; there's Mozart, Bach,
Franz Schubert, and of course, one of the most influential composers of the 20th century, Philip Glass. Not only is Glass
one of the most prolific composers in history, but he is also certainly one of the most acclaimed and successful modern composers
of modern times. Glass is a self-described "Classicist" who focuses on creating "music with repetitive structures". With three
Academy Award nominations under his belt and countless other awards and accolades, Philip Glass has raised been a groundbreaking
composer in modern classical music.
Whether he is composing an opera, a symphony, or scoring a film, Philip Glass always
knows how to crank out incredible songs. He has collaborated with some of the biggest names in music and entertainment, including
David Bowie, Allen Ginsberg, and Woody Allen. This September, Philip Glass is scheduled to perform with his ensemble on three
separate nights: September 9th-10th. If you are a lover of classical music or just appreciate fantastic compositions, you
definitely don't want to miss seeing Philip Glass and his ensemble perform live. Grab your tickets to one of these highly
anticipated upcoming shows by heading to StubHub now! And sign up for event alerts from StubHub so that you are one of the
first to be notified when Philip Glass tickets become available at a venue near you!
Philip Glass Background
Glass was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, and discovered his love for music at a very young age thanks to the time
he spent in his father's record store, where Glass would listen to records ranging from modern music to Western classical
music. He started to learn the flute at preparatory school, and then went on to study at the University of Chicago when he
was just 15. Shortly after, he visited Paris for the first time, a trip that forever impacted Glass' life and dreams. He discovered
the films of Jean Cocteau and started to embrace the bohemian way of life.
Glass returned to the US and enrolled in
the Juilliard School of Music, where he focused on playing the keyboard. While there, he won one of the BMI Student Composer
Awards, an extremely prestigious award that highlights the achievements and talents of young composers. In 1964, he received
a scholarship to study music in Paris under the composition teacher Nadia Boulanger, a period of time that greatly influenced
Glass' musical style for the rest of his career. For over two decades, Glass has been one of the most influential and prominent
composers in music. He has composed over 20 operas, eight symphonies, and several more piano concertos, violin concertos,
and saxophone concertos. He has also been asked to score countless films for major directors like Woody Allen and Martin Scorsese,
and even earned three Academy Award nominations for his compositions.
There's no doubt that Philip Glass is one of the
most prolific composers in music history, and has been a staple in modern classical music for the past several decades. Now
you have the chance to see some of his most impressive work performed live at one of his upcoming shows. Don't miss out on
this outstanding opportunity and grab your Philip Glass tickets on StubHub today before they are all sold out!
Philip Glass' repertoire of compositions is so extensive that it is hard to even point out his most successful
works. He has composed incredible operas like Einstein on the Beach, Galileo Galilei, The Perfect American, The Lost, and
The Voyage. He has also composed countless pieces for his own ensemble, including "Music in Fifths", "Music in Similar Motion",
"Glassworks", "North Star", "Orion", "Music in Twelve Parts", and many more. This phenomenally talented composer has had a
prolific career that has spanned over six decades, and he continues to crank out fantastic composition after composition.
Now you have the one-of-a-kind opportunity to see Philip Glass and his ensemble perform live in Brooklyn at one of three separate
events. Don't let this opportunity pass you by and grab your Philip Glass tickets on StubHub today!
Glass is often called a minimalist, but he hasn't adopted the term. He feels that his music is far too complex to be considered
Get ready to be blown away, because seeing this world renowned composer is
definitely a treat that you will never forget. His talent as a composer is undeniable, and he has decades of impressive work
to prove it. So make sure that you take advantage of this incredible opportunity to see the talented Philip Glass and his
ensemble perform live and grab your tickets on StubHub today. Don't wait too long, though, since Philip Glass' outstanding
reputation translates to a high demand for his concerts, and these tickets are bound to sell out fast! Grab yours on StubHub