Phillip Glass in Good Company for 'The Etudes' at BAM

December 10, 2014 10:40 PM

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When does Phillip Glass ever disappoint?! NEVER! NEVER! He is always genius and always predictably expert in his execution of his very specific style. In 1994 he began composing The Etudes to go on an exploratory journey so he could become a better pianist... I believe he not only achieves his end but, makes even more discoveries as he moves through these 20 pieces of work.

In this BAM production he leads the way for his follow artists to follow with their own virtuoso proficiency to explore and surpass the character of the piano -- giving it wings instilled with their respective spirits. I was taken by how differently music can sound through the hands of a different p...

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