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Notorious HBG Program Notes

Notorious HBG Program Notes

The astonishing musical score [for Mishima] by Philip Glass utilizes a full orchestra, a string orchestra with percussion, and a string quartet. The quartet portions accompany the six black-and-white flashbacks and are some of the most effective segments of the whole score. Glass has remarked, “At the time of writing the film music, I anticipated the String Quartet sections would be extracted from film score and made into a concert piece in its own right.

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Tico Tico

A little video teaser of the fun on this weekend's program! 

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