Film: Koyaanisqatsi Live Performed by Philip Glass & The Philip Glass Ensemble
September 22, 2019
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
UMass Amherst Campus
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Philip Glass Ensemble, the legendary composer Philip Glass will join the Philip Glass Ensemble to perform a live film concert of his original score of Godfrey Reggio’s cinematic masterpiece, Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance. The film is as relevant today as ever, reflecting on Reggio and Glass’ lifelong interest in environmental issues, and the danger of losing our connection to the natural world.
Pre-performance talk in the lobby at 2 p.m.