Philip Glass’s David Bowie

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A Symphony performance inspired by David Bowie’s Heroes

It’s been three years since the world said their farewells to David Bowie, though his music lives on. As a tribute to the legendary artists, Philip Glass, who is regarded as one of the most influential and minimalist composers of the late 20th century, has written a symphony inspired by Bowie’s masterpiece of an album, Heroes. Aside from the celebration fo Bowie’s tunes, the concert will also feature music from films written by rock musicians composers: There Will be Blood (penned by Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead), The Revenant (written by Bryce Dessner of The National) and Three Movements in The Hunger Games by the pioneer minimalist composer Steve Reich.

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