Third physics opera for Philip Glass

  title={Third physics opera for Philip Glass},
  author={Jay M. Pasachoff and Naomi E. Pasachoff},
As a baritone in the role of astronomer Johannes Kepler sings of his thought processes when discovering that the orbits of planets are ellipses rather than egg-shaped, Philip Glass’s music becomes almost lyrical. The renowned minimalist composer uses a rather tuneful set of pieces for the hybrid of science and the arts that is his latest opera, Kepler. The opera was commissioned as part of the Linz 2009 European Capital of Culture celebrations by the Landestheater in Linz, Austria, the city… 
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