Symphony No. 9 (Glass)

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Symphony No. 9
Period Contemporary
Style Postmodern, minimalist
Form Symphony
Composed 2011 (2011)[1]
Publisher Dunvagen Music Publishers[2]
Duration 50 minutes[1]
Premiere
Date January 1, 2012 (2012-01-01)[2]
Location Brucknerhaus in Linz, Austria
Conductor Dennis Russell Davies
Performers Bruckner Orchester Linz

Symphony No. 9 is Philip Glass' ninth symphony. It was written between 2010 and 2011.[2] It is written in 3 movements.[2] It was commissioned by the Bruckner Orchester Linz, Carnegie Hall, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association.[2]

It received its world premiere on January 1, 2012 at Brucknerhaus in Linz, Austria by the Bruckner Orchester Linz, conducted by Dennis Russell Davies.[2] It premiered in the US at Carnegie Hall on January 31, 2012, with Dennis Russell Davies conducting The American Composers Orchestra.[2] It received its West Coast premiere on April 5, 2012, with John Adams conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic.[2]

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