Saw this opera in the old „Flughafen Tempelhof“ hangars. Left a deep impression on me.
Philip Morris Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the late 20th century.
Definition from Wikipedia – Philip Glass
Akhnaten is an opera in three acts based on the life and religious convictions of the pharaoh Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV), written by the American minimalist composer Philip Glass in 1983. Akhnaten had its world premiere on March 24, 1984, at the Stuttgart State Theatre, under the German title Echnaton.
Definition from Wikipedia – Akhnaten (opera)