“In Glassforms Max Cooper and I are together on stage performing a collective artwork. It’s based on music by Philip Glass, but it is a re-invigoration, recontextualization, post modernization. It’s not a remix, it’s a new set of clothes!” Bruce Brubaker
“It’s a risk, an experiment, an exciting project to create—a combination of traditional and modern composition—a modulated authenticity” Max Cooper
Two leaders from very different musical worlds, the innovative pianist Bruce Brubaker and scientist-now-electronic-artist Max Cooper collaborate to create this latest expression of music by Philip Glass and tell a story of diversity and vulnerability. Commissioned by and introduced at the Paris Philharmonie in 2019, ‘Glassforms’ melds the acoustic concert grand piano with synths and cutting edge electronic production techniques to create a compelling album and a dynamic live experience. Uniting an audience of club goers, post-classical aficionados, and seasoned piano music lovers with shows at Cité de la Musique in Paris, London’s Barbican, and Sonar festival in Barcelona, ‘Glassforms’ received high praise.