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The Days and Nights Festival is being held August 19 - September 4, 2011 at the Hidden Valley Theatre in Carmel Valley and the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur, California.
Established by Philip Glass, one of America’s best-known composers, this new annual summer festival presents a series of performances across music, dance, theater, poetry and film in collaboration with Hidden Valley Music Seminars (Peter Meckel, General Director) and the Henry Miller Library (Magnus Toren, Director).
"The first season reflects keystones in Glass’s career in terms of the selection of works and performers, while future seasons will delve ever further into the evolution of the arts across time and space."
Drive-in Movie Night – "The Festival recreates a classic drive-in movie theater nestled between the beautiful hills of Carmel Valley, complete with large outdoor screen and local food vendors." Viewers can watch:
An Evening of Poetry at Henry Miller Library – Some of California’s leading poets will be accompanied by Philip Glass and the YOA: Orchestra of the Americas string quartet. Poets scheduled to appear are:
40 Year Retrospective with the Philip Glass Ensemble – Philip Glass and the Philip Glass Ensemble present a collection of work spanning Mr. Glass’s career. Included are highlights from Glassworks and Einstein on the Beach as well as scores for the film Koyanisqqatsi and The Truman Show.
Evenings of chamber music
Theatre presentations by John Moran…and his neighbor, Saori
Dance Performances – Molissa Fenley and Dancers perform brand new dance pieces, with Philip Glass on piano. Ms. Fenley will also be conducting dance workshops, as well as open rehearsals.
A screening of Dracula, the 1931 classic film, at the Henry Miller Library
For more information, go to www.daysandnightsfestival.com.
Days and Nights FestivalAugust 19 - September 4, 2011
Hidden Valley Theatre Hidden Valley Music Seminars88 W. Carmel Valley RoadCarmel Valley, CA 93924831-659-3115hiddenvalleymusic.org
Henry Miller Memorial LibraryHighway 1Big Sur, CA 93920831-667-2574henrymiller.org
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