Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra - Philip Glass's David Bowie

A sincere Tribute to Superstar David Bowie's "Heroes" album

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Jonny GREENWOOD Music from the movie There Will Be Blood (China premiere)

Bryce DESSNER Lachrimae (Asian premiere)

Steve REICH Three Movements (China premiere)

Philip GLASS Symphony no. 4, Heroes (Asian premiere)





Inspired by David Bowie’s “Heroes” album, Philip Glass’ Heroes Symphony is a sincere tribute to the superstar. The opener is music from There Will Be Blood, penned by Jonny Greenwood from the British rock band Radiohead; followed by Lachrimae - an atmospheric piece used in The Revenant, which was composed by Bryce Dessner from the Grammy-award winning band, The National. Lastly, we have Three Movements (used memorably in The Hunger Games) by the pioneer minimalist composer Steve Reich.