Icarus at the Edge of Time - Glass, Greene and Al and Al

Martin Cullingford18th Jun 2010

Composer Philip Glass, physicist Brian Greene and film makers Al and Al collaborate on a futuristic fable

The Glass score is accompanied by a film by Al and Al (filmmakers Al Holmes and
The Lincoln Center premiere is picture here (photo: Robert Leslie)
Based on the children’s book by physicist Brian Greene
Greene has adapted his book, along with playwright David Henry Hwang. Actor Davi
It was commissioned by New York’s World Science Festival and London’s Southbank
The concert’s first half features John Adams' Doctor Atomic Symphony
The July 3 Royal Festival Hall performance is part of See Further: Festival of S

Icarus at the Edge of Time, a multi-genre futuristic re-telling of the Greek myth using music and film, receives its European premiere at London’s South Bank on July 3 as part of See Further: Festival of Science + Arts, celebrating the Royal Society’s 350th Anniversary. For more information, visit: Icarus at the Edge of Time

To discover more about the project, click an image below to launch the gallery.

Stills are from the film by Al and Al.

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