Don’t Miss Philip Glass’ Days And Nights Festival

09/08/2014

Contemporary composer, Philip Glass, returns with his highly anticipated Days and Nights Festival at the end of this month (September 25–28) with four days of performances in Big Sur and Carmel, CA. The weekend’s events include performances with his cousin and well-regard public radio host, Ira Glass; a screening of the film version of Brian Greene’s “Icarus at the Edge of Time” accompanied by a live performance of Glass’ score conducted by Michael Riesman; an evening of music and spoken word with Glass on piano, spoken word artists Jerry Quickley and Mike Garry, and renowned instrumentalists Tim Fain (vioin), Matt Haimovitz (cello) and Jaron Lanier; and a screening of Visitors, the latest collaboration between Glass and director Godfrey Reggio, accompanied by a live Q&A.

Tickets are currently on sale, and available here: www.daysandnightsfestival.com

The festival—now in its fourth year—is the brainchild of Glass’s non-profit organization The Philip Glass Center’s that is founded on the premise that interdisciplinary collaborations can expand imagination and produce understanding and discoveries beyond what can be accomplished by any individual discipline.