Jean Cocteau’s neo-romantic film La Belle et la Bête broke cinematic ground when it premiered in 1946. Its allegorical story, poetically evocative script and stunning visual effects established the work as a masterpiece of mid-century filmmaking. Philip Glass achieved a master stroke with his score for the film, bringing it to arresting new life for new generations of film-goers and music lovers.
*Special post-performance Q&A with Philip Glass at select concerts. Details coming soon.