Pauchi Sasaki on Philip Glass

Source: The New York Times.

Is Philip Glass the creator of sprawling grand operas like “Einstein on the Beach,” or intimate, gloomy pieces like the Partita for Cello No. 2? He’s both, of course, but when another composer is invited to create a piece responding to Mr. Glass’s legacy, you can’t have it both ways. During the American Composers Orchestra’s concert on Friday at Zankel Hall, the Peruvian composer and performer Pauchi Sasaki highlighted Mr. Glass’s theatrical flair in “GAMA XVI.”