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Not sure when I became a Philip Glass fan boy but since I've assumed that role...
In July, the Hollywood Bowl has the LA Philharmonic and the Philip Glass Ensemble playing (and presumably showing) a new arrangement of Koyannisqatsi.
No idea what this version will be like but I'll vouch for the live performance of Koyaanisqatsi I heard in Berkeley circa 1993. Also, the Philip Glass Ensemble torched Davies Symphony Hall in their recent performance of Music in Twelve Parts (have I mentioned I'm still obsessed?).
I'd link to lala's Koyaanisqatsi tracks but frankly, today starts my much-needed spring break week and Phil seems to do fine without me.
I think this is the first time I've taken a week off in spring since the early first term of Reagan. Anyway, the vacation so far consists of David Lang (How to Pray), Junior Wells, and Corey Dargel ("I will stop listening to so much NPR...my voice in your head...unflagging nagging...break your arm again" etc.).
On Sunday, we'll go out with the local eighty-seven-year old to dinner for a more traditional midwestern Easter celebration.
And later in the week, I take the local eight-year-old for two days at Disneyland in Anaheim and two hours at Amoeba in Hollywood. If all goes well, we will achieve happiness equality. Except for the drive ("no, sorry, just two more hours of John Cage and then we can listen to the Jonas Brothers. For 15 minutes. Hey look, it's the Buttonwillow exit.")
And as a former John Adams fanboy, I feel compelled to point out the St. Lawrence String Quartet plays the premiere of Adams' String Quartet at Stanford Sunday afternoon. Limited ticket availability, unfortunately.