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Mixing Eastern and Western traditions, Philip Glass' heroic musical homage to a simple Hindu holy man paints an exquisite symphonic and choral picture of India emerging from centuries of foreign domination. Glass' saxophone concerto as well as a piece by Glass and Ravi Shankar fill out this south Asian odyssey.
Concert Preview Talk with Philip Glass and host Alan Chapman at 7PM.
Traditional Indian music in the lobby 7:15-7:45pm with musicians from Ektaa Center - celebrating the arts and culture of India.
Philip Glass Festival Combo Package (concert + opera)
Glass concert ticket buyers receive a 20% discount to Long Beach Opera's performances of Glass' opera Akhnaten on March 19 & 27. This combo-ticket discount is only available by phone. Call (714) 755-5799 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm) to order.
Read more about Pacific Symphony's and Long Beach Opera's Philip Glass Festival, with 10 exciting events from Feb. 27 through March 27, including concerts, opera, lectures, discussions and films.
The American Composers Festival 2011 - The Passion of Philip Glass is supported by:
National Endowment for the Arts
Aaron Copland Fund for Music
KPCC 89.3 Southern California Public Radio