In an encore presentation, Philip Glass's dynamic new drama Kepler, rooted in the life and inspirational ideas of the 17-century mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler.
On World of Opera, host Lisa Simeone presents the American premiere production of Glass's Kepler — and the world premiere of its English language version — from the 2012 Spoleto Festival USA. Baritone John Hancock stars in the title role, with conductor John Kennedy leading the Westminster Choir and the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra.
Conductor: John Kennedy
Kepler: John Hancock (baritone)
Anne-Carolyne Bird (soprano)
Leah Wool (soprano)
Kathryn Krasovec (mezzo-soprano)
Gregory Schimdt (tenor)
Dan Kempson (baritone)
Matt Boehler (bass)
Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra