Philip Glass

Cher, Philip Glass, Reba McEntire, Hamilton and Wayne Shorter Celebrated at Kennedy Center Honors

The Kennedy Center Honors program celebrating cultural achievement opened Sunday with a standing ovation for the late President George H.W. Bush as host Gloria Estefan…
Associated Press / December 3, 2018

Kennedy Center to Honor Hamilton, Reba McEntire, Philip Glass, and Cher

Every year, the Kennedy Center Honors are awarded to artists who, according to the New York Times, have made "extraordinary contributions to culture." This year,…
Ezra Marcus / July 25, 2018

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

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…
Monique Melendez / November 6, 2017

Watch Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes Interview Philip Glass

In a new NPR short, Blood Orange's Dev Hynes interviewed Philip Glass about his career, particularly the process of getting started as a musician and losing money…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 21, 2017

Iggy Pop, Patti Smith, Laurie Anderson, More to Perform at Benefit Concert for Philip Glass’s 80th Birthday

The minimalist composer Philip Glass turns 80 years old in 2017, and the Tibet House, the cultural center he cofounded in the '80s, turns 30.
Andy Cush / December 16, 2016

New Music: Blood Orange Covers Philip Glass’s “Metamorphosis Three”

During a recent guest appearance on SiriusXMU, Blood Orange—a.k.a. Devonté Hynes—recorded a lovely cover of Philip Glass's "Metamorphosis Three." Listen to his rendition and Glass's original (from…
Anna Gaca / October 14, 2016

FKA twigs, Iggy Pop, Philip Glass, and More to Perform at Tibet House Benefit Gig

The Tibet House, a non-profit devoted to the preservation of Tibetan culture, has announced the initial lineup for its 26th annual benefit concert, featuring singer-dancer…
James Grebey / November 20, 2015

This ‘Koyaanisqatsi’ Remix Will Scramble Your Brain

Nerve-jangling "future shock" is rarely as gratifying a sensation as it is in the 1982 film Koyaanisqatsi. Titled after a Hopi word that translates as…
Philip Sherburne / February 13, 2014

Hear Philip Glass’ ‘Duet’ From Park Chan-wook’s Psycho-Sexual Thriller ‘Stoker’

Going by the preview, you might describe the elevator pitch for Park Chan-wook's new film, Stoker, as "Lolita meets The Talented Mr. Ripley." (Fangoria calls…
Philip Sherburne / February 12, 2013

Beck Reworks 20 Philip Glass Compositions Into ‘NYC: 73-78′

Philip Glass might be the only person who gives presents for his birthday. In partial celebration of his 75th year — which so far has…
Harley Brown / October 2, 2012

ATP 2012: How Was the Festival’s First New York City Staycation?

In its fifth year on America's East Coast, the 2012 All Tomorrow's Parties festival was the first to be docked in Manhattan, as the organizers…
Christopher R. Weingarten / September 24, 2012

Afghan Whigs-Curated ATP Festival Moves to New York, Loses Louis C.K.

All Tomorrow's Parties, SPIN's favorite weekend getaway of the year, has just turned into a monster staycation. Due to "unavoidable logistical concerns, along with a…
SPIN Staff / July 13, 2012