October 4 – 8, 2005

Premiere New York Premiere
Country of Origin United States
Description Originally created for the 2004 Olympiad in Athens, Philip Glass’s Orion is a dynamic piece, international in scope. For its BAM performance, Glass himself performed alongside nearly a dozen musicians from around the world, virtuosos on their native instruments. Some of these included Wu Man (pipa), Mark Atkins (didgeridoo), Foday Musa Suso (kora), and Kartik Seshadri (sitar).  
Identifier 2005f.00823