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Blood Orange to Perform Alongside Philip Glass at The Kennedy Center in 2018

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Recording artist Dev Hynes aka Blood Orange performs onstage during FYF Fest 2016 at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for FYF)

Blood Orange a.k.a. Dev Hynes will join renowned composer Philip Glass on the Kennedy Center stage for a performance of Glass’ 2o Etudes. The etudes, composed by Glass over a 20-year span, will be performed by Hynes, Glass, and musicians Aaron Diehl, Jason Moran, and Jenny Lin. Hynes, a notable fan of Glass, interviewed the composer earlier this year for NPR and performed a cover of his “Metamorphosis Three” for SiriusXMU. Hynes himself has been preoccupied with the follow up to his 2016 LP Freetown Sound, which as of October was “78% done.”

Philip Glass’ 20 Etudes will take place on March 9, 2018. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on November 15.