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Philip Glass Institute presents: The Sonic World of the String Orchestra

April 16, 2019, 11:30 PM

Philip Glass Institute presents: The Sonic World of the String Orchestra

John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center
General Public 

Lisa Bielawa conducts the Mannes String Orchestra in this special presentation of the Philip Glass Institute. 

Established in 2019, the Philip Glass Institute is a dynamic center for learning, performance, and creation, housed within The New School’s College of Performing Arts. The institute honors and celebrates the work and ethos of Philip Glass, using his approach to artistry and entrepreneurship as a model for today's young artists. Lisa Bielawa is the inaugural composer-in-residence and chief curator.

Program

Jon Gibson: Chorales for Relative Calm*

Lisa Bielawa: The Trojan Women

David T. Little: 1986* 

Lisa Bielawa: “The Bat” and “The Dragon and the Girl” from Vireo* featuring Rowen Sabala, soprano

Philip Glass: Symphony No. 3

 

* world premiere of the string orchestra arrangement

Presented by Mannes School of Music at the College of Performing Arts

This event is part of The New School's Centennial celebration. Learn more at newschool.edu/100 • #100YearsNew



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