Jane Ost / Philip Glass

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Philip Glass

A National Geographic biopic about acclaimed primatologist Jane GoodallDirected by Brett Morgen (Cobain: Montage of Heck)New Score by Oscar and Grammy winner Philip GlassJane will premiere at the Hollywood Bowl on October 9, 2017 and have a limited run in theaters. The movie will air on television across all National Geographic channels in December 2017. 1. In the Shadow of Man   2. Time of Discovery   3. Mother   4. The Proposal   5. Serengeti   6. The Aggression   7. Hugo Arrives   8. Teeming Life   9. Grub is Born   10. A New Generation   11. Parent and Child   12. Flint Dies   13. Time in Gombe   14. Community Divides   15. Perfect Life    Music score performed by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted by Miriam Nemcova Piano: Michael Riesman​​​​​​​About the Movie: Academy Award®-nominated director Brett Morgen lovingly revisits 50-year-old National Geographic footage for a poetic look at primatologist Jane Goodall, set to a magnificent score by Philip Glass. The film will feature recently rediscovered archived film from Goodall's research in Tanzania's Gombe Stream National Park in the 1960s. Goodall’s field research at Gombe transformed our understanding of chimpanzees and redefined the relationship between humans and animals in ways that continue to emanate around the world.  About the Music: Through his operas, his symphonies, his compositions for his own ensemble, and his wide-ranging collaborations with artists ranging from Twyla Tharp to Allen Ginsberg, Woody Allen to David Bowie, Philip Glass has had an extraordinary and unprecedented impact upon the musical and intellectual life of his times. The operas Einstein on the Beach, Satyagraha, Akhnaten, and The Voyage, among many others play throughout the world’s leading houses, and rarely to an empty seat. Glass has written music for experimental theater and for Academy Award®-winning motion pictures such as The Hours and Martin Scorsese’s Kundun, while Koyaanisqatsi, his initial filmic landscape with Godfrey Reggio and the Philip Glass Ensemble, may be the most radical and influential mating of sound and vision since Fantasia. His associations, personal and professional, with leading rock, pop and world music artists date back to the 1960s, including the beginning of his collaborative relationship with artist Robert Wilson. Indeed, Glass is the first composer to win a wide, multi-generational audience in the opera house, the concert hall, the dance world, in film and in popular music simultaneously.

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