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January 18: Cellist Kate Kayaian performs at the Pickering House as part of Salem Classical

February 8: Philip Glass’ Carnegie residency continues with Muhly & friends investigate the Glass archive

February 9: Some Assembly Required returns to Old Town Hall as part of Salem Classical

February 16: The Philip Glass Ensemble performs Music with Changing Parts at Carnegie Hall

Feb.17: the Mirror Visions Ensemble returns to Salem Classical

Feb 23: Orange Mountain Music releases Arvo Pärt’s Lamenetate

March: Tibetan master musicians Tenzin Choegyal performs at Old Town Hall in Salem as part of Salem Classical/Tibetan Arts & Healing

March 14: Bococelli performs at Old Town Hall as part of Salem Classical

March 30: Chase Spruill performs an all-Nyman program as part of Salem Classical

Past Events:

December 22: The Brookline Concert performs at Salem Classical

December 20: Brooklyn Rider celebrates their new release with the NY premieres of Glass’ String Quartets Nos. 6 & 7 at the Paula Cooper Gallery in New York

December 9: Dennis Russell Davies & Maki Namekawa perform a two piano concert at Roulette in Brooklyn celebrating Philip Glass at 80

December 8: Brooklyn Rider’s premiere recordings of Glass’ String Quartets Nos.6 & 7 is released on OMM

November 30: Aaron Larget-Caplan performs at Salem Classical

November 10: Anton Batagov’s recording on OMM of Glass’ Complete Piano Etudes LIVE IN MOSCOW is released

November 8: Johnny Gandelsman plays J.S. Bach’s Complete Sonatas & Partitas at Salem Classical

October - OMM releases LIVE FROM MOSCOW Anton Batagov performing The Complete Piano Etudes by Philip Glass

October - Johnny Gandelsman plays Salem Classical

Oct.7 - Julie Taymor’s new production of David Henry Hwang’s M Butterfly on Broadway with new music by Elliot Goldenthal

Oct. 6 - OMM release of Philip Glass’ opera THE TRIAL

Oct- 5-14 -Michael Riesman on tour with Cello Octet Amsterdam

Oct. 1-2 - World Premiere of Elliot Goldenthal’s Trumpet Concerto at Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia under Dirk Brossé

Sept 25-27 - Glass’ Piano Concerto No.3 recording for OMM at Worcester’s Mechanic’s Hall (where Glass’ Symphony No.8 was recorded)

September 22 - As Part of Salem Classical and Salem Horror Fest, Opera on Tap brings “The Parksville Murders” a Virtual Reality opera by Kamala Sankaram to Salem.

September 22 - World Premiere of Glass Piano Concerto No.3 with pianist Simone Dinnerstein and A Far Cry at Boston’s Jordan Hall.

September 16 - Dennis Russell Davies conducts the Transylvania Philharmonic in a performance of Elliot Goldenthal’s Symphony in G# Minor as part of the Enescu Festival

September 1 - OMM releases the first Edition Bruckner release “THE ESSENTIAL BRUCKNER". New recordings of three Bruckner symphonies (Nos.2,3, and 7) recorded live at St. Florian where Bruckner worhsipped and where he was interred. Conducted by Dennis Russell Davies, the music director of the Bruckner Orchester Linz.

August 10: Gloria Cheng plays MONTAGE at the Newport Contemporary Music Festival

June 20-24 Mishima Recording Linz Austria

June 23: Orange Mountain Music releases Glass’ Solo Cello music on the album “Partitas for Solo Cello” with Matt Haimovitz

June 22: Philip Glass & Matt Haimovitz - Peabody Essex Museum Salem Massachusetts - World Premiere of Partita No.2 for Solo Cello

May 28 -
Craft Ensemble performs at Salem Classical including world premiere of Oscar-winning composer Gabriel Yared’s String Sextets

April 21 - “Some Assembly Required” performs at Salem Classical including Stravinsky’s Octet

March 17 - Release of Elliot Goldenthal’s music to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on Zarathustra Music

March 9 - The Hungarian Radio Symphony perform Goldenthal's Symphony in G# Minor

February 26 - Phillips Collection Washington DC - Dennis Russell Davies & Maki Namekawa plays Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Schwertsik, and Glass

February 24 - National Sawdust Brooklyn (Co-Presented with OMM) - Make Namekawa performs The Complete Piano Etudes with Ars Electronica

February 18 - Boston Modern Orchestra Project performs an all-Glass program of SYMPHONY No.2 and the Tirol Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Anton Batagov, piano. I will be giving the pre-concert talk which starts at 7pm at Jordan Hall in Boston.

January 31 - World Premiere of Philip Glass's SYMPHONY No.11 at Carnegie Hall performed by the Bruckner Orchester Linz and Dennis Russell Davies

January 31 - Philip Glass's 80th BIRTHDAY

January 29 - Michael Riesman conducts Philip Glass's score to VISITORS live-to-film at the Barbican in London with the BBC Symphony Orchestra

January 26/28 - Rochester Philharmonic & conductor Ward Stare perform the world concert premiere of Goldenthal's "WALTZ & AGITATO"

January 21 2017 - Salem Classical presents VERMILLION STRING TRIO

December 19th - Salem Classical presents The Brookline Consort choral concert A NONTRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS

December - Zarathustra Music releases Elliot Goldenthal's music to the stage and filmed version of Shakespeare's "A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM" directed by Julie Taymor

November 25 - OMM releases Philip Glass's music to THE CRUCIBLE from the 2016 Broadway production starring Saoirse Ronan, Ben Whishaw, produced by Scott Rudin and directed by Ivo van Hove

November 2016: Zarathustra Music releases Elliot Goldenthal's music to the stage and filmed version of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" directed by Julie Taymor

November 2016: Salem Classical presents the MIRAGE DUO

November 2016: Philip Glass receives the Glenn Gould Prize in Canada's capital city Ottawa

October 28, 2016: OMM releases Glass's Dracula on double gatefold vinyl LP and reissued CD

October 2016: OMM Releases Philip Glass's music from The Crucible

October 2016: OMM Releases a digital LP of Michael Riesman and Chase Spruill performing "The Candyman Suite" for violin & piano

October 2016: an OMM Halloween Surprise

August 26, 2016: Album release of Russian pianist Anton Batagov's "Prophecies" featuring music from Glass's "Einstein on the Beach" and "Koyaanisqatsi"

August 26, 2016: Salem Classical presents THE MUSIC OF TIBET at Old Town Hall in Salem

August 30-Sept 3: Orange Mountain records REM's Mike Mills concerto for violin, rock band, and strings along with Glass's Symphony No.3, and John Adams's Road Movies with Robert McDuffie and the McDuffie Center for Strings

September 22-26: Philip Glass's Days & Nights Festival at the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur, California

July 22, 2016 Album release of a three disc set Cluster Ensemble Plays Philip Glass

May 22, 2016: The Craft Quintet performs Schubert's masterpiece, the Double Cello Quintet, at Old Town Hall presented by Salem Classical (link: )

April 23, 2016: The Tribeca Film Festival premieres Kristi Zea's new film "Everybody Knows Elizabeth Murray", a great film which I worked on which features music by Philip Glass with Meryl Streep reading Murray's journal entries. (More info)

April 22, 2016: The release of Philip Glass's The Symphonies coinciding with the UK premiere of Glass Symphony No.9 with the Bruckner Orchester Linz (More info)

April 22, 2016: The iTunes release of The Symphonies features a 41 page essay of liner notes by Richard Guéin on Glass's Symphonies (Read the liner notes)

April 12, 2016: Philip Glass in Conversation with Arturo Bejar discussing the Days and Nights Festival - Menlo Park, CA (More info)

April 5, 2016: Cristian Schumann conduct's Goldenthal's Grand Gothic Suite in Hungary (More info)

April 4, 2016: The BBC Concert Orchestra performs Goldenthal's "Adagio Finale" from Titus at London's Southbank Centre  (More info)

March 31, 2016: Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" opens on Broadway starring Ben Whishaw, Sophie Okonedo, Ciaran Hinds, Saoirse Ronan, directed by Ivo Van Hove with new music by Philip Glass. (More info). Check out this NY Times review

March 11, 2016: Salem Classical presents John Kramer performing Rzewski's masterpiece THE PEOPLE UNITED WILL NEVER BE DEFEATED at First Church in Salem, MA

February 29, 2016: Salem Classical presents Mehmet Sanlikol's coffeehouse opera OTHELLO IN THE SERAGLIO at Old Town Hall, Salem MA January 16 2016: The Szczecin Philharmonic presents the music of Philip Glass and photographs by artist Bartek Barczyk ( More info )

February 26, 2016:
OMM presents the world premiere recording of Philip Glass's opera about the death of Walt Disney "The Perfect American" ( More info )

January 31, 2016: Philip Glass turns 79

January 30, 2016
:  Salem Classical presents Palaver Strings performing "Transfigured Night" by Schoenberg and music by Mozart and Mascagni ( More info )

January 29, 2016:  Evan Ziporyn conducts a performance of Philip Glass's Symphonies Nos.1 and 4 (from the music of David Bowie and Brian Eno) in their Boston premieres to benefit cancer research. Listen Live to "An Orchestral Tribute to David Bowie"

January 16, 2016: Salem Classical presents New England String Quartet at Old Town Hall, Salem MA