Performance Thursday, February 8, 2018 | 7:30 PM

Nico Muhly and Friends Investigate the Glass Archive

Lesser Known

Zankel Hall
Over his long career, Philip Glass has written countless pieces of music for his ensemble: a band of his friends and close collaborators. In world-premiere arrangements commissioned by Carnegie Hall, Nico Muhly reimagines some of Glass's lesser-known music, performing them with his own community of musicians.


  • Nico Muhly, Piano
  • Estelí Gomez, Soprano
  • Caroline Shaw, Vocals
  • Laurie Anderson, Violin and Vocals
  • Nadia Sirota, Viola
  • Alex Sopp, Flute
  • Lisa Kaplan, Piano
  • Chris Thompson, Percussion


    World premieres of songs by Philip Glass, as arranged by Nico Muhly


Pre-concert talk starts at 6:30 PM in Zankel Hall with composer Nico Muhly in conversation with Jeremy Geffen, Director of Artistic Planning, Carnegie Hall.


Lead support for the 125 Commissions Project is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Additional funding is provided by members of Carnegie Hall's Composer Club.
Philip Glass is the holder of the 2017—2018 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair at Carnegie Hall.
This performance is part of Zankel Sampler II.

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