Chris Thile Concert – Ann Arbor

When:
October 18, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
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Chris Thile Concert – Ann Arbor
10/18/2013

UMS Ticket Office
umstix@umich.edu
(734) 764-2538

Chris Thile makes his second appearance under University Musical Society (UMS) auspices, Friday, October 18, 2013, 8pm in Ann Arbor’s Rackham Auditorium. Chris Thile, of the progressive bluegrass band Punch Brothers, is a mandolin virtuoso, composer, and vocalist. Encompassing progressive bluegrass, classical, rock, and jazz, Thile transcends the borders of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic for performers and audiences alike. Recently awarded a MacArthur “Genius” Grant (2013), Thile collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma and Edgar Meyer on the Grammy-winning CD, The Goat Rodeo Sessions. On this solo program, he draws from his recent recording of Bach sonatas and partitas while also exploring his own compositions and contemporary music. For concert information, visit the website link or call (734) 764-2538.

http://ums.org/performances/1314-chris-thile

Rackham Auditorium
915 East Washington
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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