his friends and collaborators, including visual artists ( Richard Serra, Chuck Close, Fredericka Foster writers ( Doris Lessing, David Henry Hwang, Allen Ginsberg film and theatre directors (including Errol Morris, Robert Wilson, JoAnne Akalaitis, Godfrey Reggio, Paul Schrader, Martin. "Philip Glass and.A. Criticism edit Justin Davidson of New York magazine has criticized Glass, saying, "Glass never had a good idea he didn't flog to death: He repeats the haunting scale 30 mind-numbing times, until it's long past time to go home." 123 Richard Schickel of Time criticized. 11 His family were Jewish emigrants from Lithuania. Archived from the original on March 10, 2013. Those early works of Stockhausen are still beautiful. A b Scheinin, Richard (October 7, 2007 "Philip Glass's Appomattox Unremitting, Unforgiving San Jose Mercury News Allan Kozinn, "A First Hearing for a Glass Symphony The New York Times, November 4, 2005 Ross, Alex (November 5, 2007 "The Endless Scroll", The New Yorker, retrieved November. "lapo and John Adams perform West coast premiere of Philip Glass' Symphony. Retrieved January 19, 2019. 25 In 1993 Glass formed another record label, Point Music; in 1997, Point Music released Music for Airports, a live, instrumental version of Eno's composition of the same name, by Bang on a Can All-Stars. Appomattox, an opera surrounding the events at the end of the American Civil War, was commissioned by the San Francisco Opera and premiered on October 5, 2007. 64 While the opera's themes are Imperialism, apartheid, and torture, the composer chose an understated approach by using "very simple means, and the orchestration is very clear and very traditional; it's almost classical in sound as the conductor. "Philip Glass The Perfect American at Chester Novello Music".