Philip Glass photo, #GLASSFEST: Feb 21 - Mar 14

February 21 – March 14, 2020

As the presenter that helped introduce Philip Glass to Philadelphia, we celebrate the career and impact of one of the nation’s most significant modern composers through #GLASSFEST. This three-week festival includes the Philadelphia premiere of Glass’ groundbreaking Music in Twelve Parts in its five-hour entirety, and the world premiere of theatrical work The White Lama by Nikki Appino, which features a score performed by Glass himself.


The Crossing performance photo

The Crossing
Knee Plays

Feb 21 @ 8 PM
Feb 22 @ 8 PM


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The Philip Glass Ensemble photo

The Philip Glass Ensemble
Music in Twelve Parts

Feb 29 @ 6 PM

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Jenny Lin photo Jenny Lin
Glass Reflections

Mar 5 @ 7:30 PM


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Photo of Philip Glass and Nikki Appino of The White Lama

The White Lama
The Improbable Legacy of Theos Bernard

Mar 13 @ 7:30 PM
Mar 14 @ 7:30 PM


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Media support for #GLASSFEST provided by The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Major support for The White Lama has been provided to Nikki Appino by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.