Philip Glass’s piano etudes stand as an intensely intimate and personal statement by the composer who has had immeasurable impact on the musical and intellectual life of the twentieth and twenty first centuries. Performed by Philip Glass, Timo Andres, Aaron Diehl, Lisa Kaplan, and Maki Namekawa. 
“Hearing those famous modulations... played by Glass himself was like receiving a manuscript directly from the hands of Shakespeare." — Politiken (Denmark)
This concert is supported by the UChicago Arts Grant.
7:30 pm concert 
The Complete Piano Etudes 

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Mr. Glass will be on campus as a Presidential Arts Fellow in February 2016. His residency will include a concert with UChicago Presents, a film screening and a public talk at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts and conversations with students and faculty from across the University.

Wednesday, February 17, 7:00 pm: Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters Film Screening and Discussion with Philip Glass

Mishima is based on the life and work of Japanese writer Yukio Mishima, interweaving episodes from his life with dramatizations of segments from his books. A 1985 American/Japanese film co-written and directed by Paul Schrader, the film was produces by Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas, with a score composed by Philip Glass and partially performed by the Kronos Quartet. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Philip Glass, moderated by Berthold Hoeckner of the Department of Music.

FREE, RSVP recommended. Reservations can be made at

Co-sponsored by the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Doc Films and the Film Studies Center.


Thursday, February 18, 6:00-7:30 pm: A conversation with Philip Glass on artistic collaboration / free admission, please RSVP at
Philip Glass
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 7:30pm
Mandel Hall
1131 E. 57th Street Chicago, IL 60637
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$35 / $5 students
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