• Documentary
  • Rated:
  • Director: Michael Blackwood
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Director Michael Blackwood received unprecedented access to composer Philip Glass as he prepared his opera "Akhnaten." The film follows Glass in Egypt and India, where he travels for research and inspiration. In New York City, Glass composes at his piano and his desk and meets with various collaborators and fellow artists. The camera is also present for rehearsals, as two nearly simultaneous productions are mounted in Houston, Tex., and Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Documentary
  • Rated:
  • Director: Michael Blackwood

  • Philip Glass

Watch A Composer's Notes: Philip Glass and the Making of an Opera
  • (1986)

  • Documentary
  • Rated:
  • Director: Michael Blackwood
  • HD 4K

Synopsis

Director Michael Blackwood received unprecedented access to composer Philip Glass as he prepared his opera "Akhnaten." The film follows Glass in Egypt and India, where he travels for research and inspiration. In New York City, Glass composes at his piano and his desk and meets with various collaborators and fellow artists. The camera is also present for rehearsals, as two nearly simultaneous productions are mounted in Houston, Tex., and Stuttgart, Germany.

Starring
  • Philip Glass