Glass Plays Glass

For those who adore the work of modern, masterful composer Philip Glass, there’s a month-long festival of symphonic concerts, operas, lectures, discussions and films, plus a recital by the man himself, that’s going to put you on your ear. Known to most mainstream audiences for his compositions in film—including the haunting scores of The Piano and The Hours—Glass’ self-described “repetitive” structures, though considered minimalist by some, seem to ride along the deep emotional undercurrents of life and swell to the surface, carrying tragedy, happiness and, most often, feelings of longing.

Mon., March 14, 8 p.m., 2011

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