I’ll follow the sun I’ll follow the sun

November was Akhnaten month at parterre box.

on December 01, 2019 at 1:05 PM
A place in the sun A place in the sun

Friday evening’s Met premiere of Akhnaten was a resounding triumph and an outstanding testament to Philip Glass’s enduring operatic vision.

on November 09, 2019 at 5:24 PM
Fortunate sun Fortunate sun

Bass Zachary James models his brand-new tattoo of the winged sun featured in the Philip Glass Akhnaten scenic design by Tom Pye.

on August 23, 2019 at 3:41 PM
But is it an artful paradox? But is it an artful paradox?

It was a timeout—but maybe it was a timeout we deserved.

on May 01, 2017 at 9:56 AM
The naked truth The naked truth

Highlights of the Metropolitan Opera’s 2019-2020 season, according the always intriguing Met Future Wiki.

on December 06, 2016 at 8:29 AM
Something Aten! Something Aten!

Akhnaten, seen at the Los Angeles Opera on November 13 tells the story of the Pharaoh who abandoned traditional Egyptian polytheism.

on November 15, 2016 at 11:10 AM
Glass warfare Glass warfare

Saturday’s Washington National Opera premiere of a new version of Philip Glass and Christopher Hampton’s Appomattox had everything going for it but the opera.

on November 16, 2015 at 11:54 AM
When owls attack When owls attack

Philip Glass’s 25th opera The Perfect American was originally commissioned for New York City Opera during the aborted regime of Gerard Mortier.

on January 06, 2014 at 11:41 AM
E il sol dell’animator E il sol dell’animator

Something contemporary for the cher public: starting at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, the new Philip Glass opera The Perfect American.

on February 05, 2013 at 9:01 PM
Back to the Beach Back to the Beach

“Is a work an opera simply because its creators choose to call it one?”

on September 18, 2012 at 9:30 AM
ENO is enough ENO is enough

The repertory for the upcoming season of the English National Opera (also known as “Peter Gelb‘s shopping list”) boasts the world premiere of a new opera by Philip Glass, The Perfect American, which imagines the last days of Walt Disney.

on April 24, 2012 at 2:07 PM

Composer Philip Glass will appear this evening in support of Occupy Museums in Lincoln Center plaza during the Met’s final performance this season of his Satyagraha. The demonstration is described by Occupy Museums as “an open conversation at 10:30 pm about the effects of increased privatization and corporatization of all aspects of society, and the…

on December 01, 2011 at 10:02 AM