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Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet collaborate on Landfall in Paris ... Sam Amidon joins Sharon Van Etten in Leeds, England ... Timo Andres, David Kaplan perform piano four-hands in Brooklyn and DC ... Olivia Chaney plays in London ... Jeremy Denk makes Cleveland Orchestra debut ... Rhiannon Giddens tours Midwest ... Richard Goode performs at Carnegie Hall ... Robert Plant pays tribute to Lead Belly at Kennedy Center ... Steve Reich's Three Tales is performed in London ... Wilco plays New Orleans JazzFest ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourTuesday, April 21, 2015|0 commentsCal Performances 2015–16 Season to Include Kronos Quartet, Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club, Youssou N'Dour; Works by John Adams, Timo Andres, Jacob Cooper
Cal Performances at the University of California, Berkeley, has announced its 2015–16 concert season, the organization's 110th, which will feature performances from artists and works by composers familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Kronos Quartet, Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club, Youssou N'Dour, John Adams, Timo Andres, and Jacob Cooper.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, April 17, 2015|0 comments
John Adams conducts his Scheherezade.2 with Cincinnati Symphony ... Sam Amidon tours Europe ... Laurie Anderson curates Live Ideas Festival in NYC ... Timo Andres plays in NYC ... Jacob Cooper performs his Silver Threads in Portland ... Jeremy Denk tours with Florida Symphony ... Fatoumata Diawara tours US ... Rhiannon Giddens tours Northeast ... Richard Goode plays Beethoven and more in Baltimore ... Kronos Quartet is in France ... Audra McDonald tours New Jersey ... Brad Mehldau, Joshua Redman trios tour Europe, separately ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourThursday, April 16, 2015|1 comments
Rhiannon Giddens was the subject of a feature on PBS NewsHour, looking at her solo debut album, Tomorrow Is My Turn. "Her debut celebrates women who influenced her, some famous like Dolly Parton and Patsy Cline, others, like Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Libba Cotten, much less so," says NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown. "The album also showcases Giddens’ range through gospel, blues, country, and jazz." Watch the NewsHour piece here. Forbes, reviewing her recent NYC tour stop, exclaims: "Besides a thrilling voice, she comes at you with a barrage of sounds and sights and movements from an arsenal of talents that will positively floor you ... She’s a musician’s musician, and, moreover, a people’s musician, one of the best ever."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour Reviews Television VideoOn TourThursday, April 16, 2015|0 comments
Olivia Chaney, whose debut album, The Longest River, is due out April 28, will perform a number of shows celebrating the release in the United Kingdom in May, in Manchester, Edinburgh, and London, before heading to North America for a three-week tour starting in Washington, DC, on June 4 and culminating in New York City on June 25. During a recent visit to the States, Chaney stopped by The Living Room in Brooklyn—a stop on her upcoming tour—to perform "Imperfections" for a new video, which you can watch here.