But according to Alex Ross’ blog therestisnoise.com., there’s a tour set for 2012, 20 years after the last full revival, and marking the 75th birthday of Philip Glass, whose opera career began with Einstein. Einstein “changed forever the image of opera," with a non-narrative piece, starring dancers not singers, positioned “somewhere between a spectacle and a meditation” in the words of the short documentary about Einstein also linked at Ross’ site.
The revival tour, according to Ross, is to kick off in Ann Arbor in January 2012, continuing to Canadian, U.S. and European concert halls through 2013.
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