Max Richter

The reinvention of classic music has often been an embarrassing cultural void. Whether it was Emerson Lake and Palmer reimagining Mussorgsky’s Pictures in an Exhibition or Sky repurposing Bach. So the thought of someone recreating Vivaldi’s Four Season’s didn’t exactly fill my heart with joy. Until I heard it. What we get it turns out …

Philip Glass Etudes at BAM

In a rare moment of high culture interaction I want to see Philip Glass ‘Etudes’ at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. It was performed by 10 different pianists including Glass himself. A minimal set consisted of a piano and ten piano stools each placed at the back of the stage under a simple backdrop consisting …