Philip Glass and His Ensemble perform Orion - Part of Eclectic Orange Festival
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The last date listed for Orion was Friday June 24, 2005 / 8:00pm.
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Quotes & Highlights
“In this way the starry heavens, seen from all over our planet, inspired us in making and presenting a multi-cultural, international music work.” —Philip Glass
Since its world premiere performance at the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, Orion, a new work by Philip Glass (commissioned by the 2004 Athens Cultural Olympiad) will make its West Coast premiere as the centerpiece of the 2005 Eclectic Orange Festival. In collaboration with a group of renowned composers and performers from around the world, the evening-length work is intended to reflect the international character of the Olympiad itself.
Presented by the Philharmonic Society, Orion will be performed at the Orange County Performing Arts Center’s Segerstrom Hall.
Philp Glass and the Philip Glass Ensemble
Conducted by Michael Riesman
Elefthria Arvanitaki, Vocalist
Mark Atkins, Didjeridoo
Ashley MacIsaac, Violin
Wu Man, Pipa
Kartik Seshadri, Sitar
Ravi Shankar, Sitar compostion
Foday Musa Suso, Kora
Uakti, Brazilian percussion