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American composer Philip Glass turns 80 and cuts the cake at Carnegie Hall

There have been 78 world premieres at Carnegie Hall to date, starting with Dvořák’s Symphony No.9, the “New World Symphony”, which premiered on December 16, 1893. American composer Philip Glass will bring that number to 79 world premieres next week, January 31, and moreover, he will do so on his 80th birthday. It won’t be […]