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    Nonesuch Events for the Weekend of March 22–24

    Nonesuch Records will take part in Come Together, a music festival and market presented by MoMA PS1 and Other Music, held at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York, this Saturday and Sunday, starting at noon. The event includes live performances, films, workshops, panels, and a label market.

    Stop by the Nonesuch table to say hello and pick up copies of your favorite vinyl releases by Devendra Banhart, The Black Keys, David Byrne, Ry Cooder, Rhiannon Giddens, Jonny Greenwood, Tigran Hamasyan, Emmylou Harris, Kronos Quartet, Lianne La Havas, k.d. lang, Brad Mehldau, Mountain Man, Conor Oberst, Robert Plant, Punch Brothers, Joshua Redman, Steve Reich, Rostam, Chris Thile, Wilco, Yola, and others, as well as exclusive, limited-edition prints from the Nonesuch Store and Nonesuch logo merch, including tote bags, perfect for taking home those newly purchased records.

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    Composer John Adams’s The Wound-Dresser is performed by the New York Philharmonic, led by Jaap van Zweden and featuring baritone Matthias Goerne, at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall on Saturday. The piece, written for baritone voice and orchestra, and employing Walt Whitman’s poetry, was originally released on Nonesuch in 1989. The New York Times called it “a triumphant, near-perfectly proportioned work of art.”

    Adams has curated a Lincoln Center Nightcap event at Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse for later that night, featuring composer/pianist Timo Andres and Attacca Quartet. Andres’s latest Nonesuch album, 2013’s Home Stretch, was lauded in the New Yorker for having “an unhurried grandeur that has rarely been felt in American music since John Adams.” Attacca Quartet performs on composer Caroline Shaw’s forthcoming album, Orange, out next month on New Amsterdam and Nonesuch Records.

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    Sam Amidon joins Beth Orton for "Acoustically Heavenly," a benefit concert at The Social in London to help the venue keep its doors open. Amidon plays his own set at 7:30pm and then joins Orton onstage for hers.

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    Jeremy Denk returns to Wigmore Hall in London on Saturday, joined by Joshua Bell on violin, Timothy Ridout on viola, and Steven Isserlis on cello, for a program of works by Schumann and Fauré. The following afternoon, Denk heads to Scotland for a solo recital, featuring works by Beethoven, John Adams, Bizet, Mendelssohn, and Schumann, at Perth Concert Hall.

    Denk could be heard performing a BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert and on In Tune earlier this week. He also spoke with NPR’s Weekend Edition about his new double album, c. 1300–c. 2000. “It's kind of an epic poem of human accomplishment and different ways of seeing the world through music,” Denk explains. "So as the centuries unfold, there's periods of impasse, you know, where how do you go on after Beethoven or how do you go on after Bach?” You can hear what else he has to say at npr.org.

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    Rhiannon Giddens and multi-instrumentalist Francesco Turrisi, fresh off a tour of Ireland, helped kick off the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee, last night, joining the Nashville Ballet in performing Lucy Negro Redux, for which Giddens wrote an original score. The duo performs songs from the forthcoming album there is no Other at the Church Street United Methodist Church tonight. Giddens joins Richard Thompson and Rachel Grimes for a panel titled Songs of our Ancestors: Making History Present in Music, moderated by NPR's Ann Powers, at Visit Knoxville on Saturday.

    there is no Other is available to pre-order in the Nonesuch Store now with an instant download of the album track “I'm on My Way”; a video for the song may be seen here.

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    Kronos Quartet live-scores screenings of filmmaker Sam Green’s A Thousand Thoughts: A Live Documentary at OZ Arts in Nashville tonight and Saturday. The multimedia experience—called “mind-blowing” by Newsweek and “magical" by the Los Angeles Times—blends live music and narration with archival footage and filmed interviews with some of the many artists with whom Kronos has collaborated, like Philip Glass, Tanya Tagaq, Steve Reich, Wu Man, and Terry Riley.

    “The greatest piece has never been written yet,” Kronos’s David Harrington tells Nashville Public Radio. “And the job of every musician in the world is to try to make music that reaches further and further into our imaginations and our beings.” You can hear what else he had to say at nashvillepublicradio.org.

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    Brad Mehldau performs his new Piano Concerto with Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg and conductor Clark Rundell at Philharmonie Luxembourg tonight. From there, the pianist heads to France for a solo recital at Halle aux Grains in Toulouse on Saturday.

    Ahead of his performance of the Piano Concerto at the Barbican last weekend, Mehldau performed excerpts from it on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune. You can listen again here.

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    Natalie Merchant concludes her five-city tour of the US Northeast with the Irish band Lúnasa at a sold-out show at Scottish Rite Auditorium in Collingswood, New Jersey, on Saturday.

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    Mountain Man, currently touring the US in support of its Nonesuch debut album, Magic Ship, plays Terminal West in Atlanta tonight, a sold-out show at Masonic Temple in Asheville, North Carolina, on Saturday, and St. John's Episcopal Cathedral in Knoxville on Sunday for the Big Ears Festival.

    The trio’s set at NPR Music's SXSW Tiny Desk Family Hour last week, which NPR's Stephen Thompson called "softly joyful,” can be seen here.

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    Punch Brothers and Gabriel Kahane continue their US tour at Pabst Theatre in Milwaukee tonight, before heading to Knoxville for sets at Big Ears on Sunday. Kahane plays music from his Nonesuch debut album, Book of Travelers, at The Standard, while Punch Brothers bring their Grammy Award–winning album All Ashore to The Mill & Mine.

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    Yola, fresh off her successes at SXSW, is the musical guest on CBS This Morning Saturday. Tune in then to see her perform songs from her Dan Auerbach–produced debut album, Walk Through Fire, out now on Auerbach's Easy Eye Sound label.

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Nonesuch Events for the Weekend of March 22–24

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Nonesuch takes part in the Come Together vinyl market at MoMA PS1 in NYC … John Adams’s The Wound-Dresser is performed by NY Phil; he curates Lincoln Center Nightcap with Timo Andres, Attacca Quartet … Sam Amidon, Beth Orton perform at London benefit ... Jeremy Denk is in UK … Rhiannon Giddens, Mountain Man, Punch Brothers, Gabriel Kahane are at Big Ears in Knoxville … Kronos Quartet live-scores documentary in Nashville … Brad Mehldau performs in Luxembourg, France … Natalie Merchant concludes tour with Lúnasa … Yola performs on CBS This Morning: Saturday ...

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Nonesuch Records will take part in Come Together, a music festival and market presented by MoMA PS1 and Other Music, held at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York, this Saturday and Sunday, starting at noon. The event includes live performances, films, workshops, panels, and a label market.

Stop by the Nonesuch table to say hello and pick up copies of your favorite vinyl releases by Devendra Banhart, The Black Keys, David Byrne, Ry Cooder, Rhiannon Giddens, Jonny Greenwood, Tigran Hamasyan, Emmylou Harris, Kronos Quartet, Lianne La Havas, k.d. lang, Brad Mehldau, Mountain Man, Conor Oberst, Robert Plant, Punch Brothers, Joshua Redman, Steve Reich, Rostam, Chris Thile, Wilco, Yola, and others, as well as exclusive, limited-edition prints from the Nonesuch Store and Nonesuch logo merch, including tote bags, perfect for taking home those newly purchased records.

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Composer John Adams’s The Wound-Dresser is performed by the New York Philharmonic, led by Jaap van Zweden and featuring baritone Matthias Goerne, at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall on Saturday. The piece, written for baritone voice and orchestra, and employing Walt Whitman’s poetry, was originally released on Nonesuch in 1989. The New York Times called it “a triumphant, near-perfectly proportioned work of art.”

Adams has curated a Lincoln Center Nightcap event at Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse for later that night, featuring composer/pianist Timo Andres and Attacca Quartet. Andres’s latest Nonesuch album, 2013’s Home Stretch, was lauded in the New Yorker for having “an unhurried grandeur that has rarely been felt in American music since John Adams.” Attacca Quartet performs on composer Caroline Shaw’s forthcoming album, Orange, out next month on New Amsterdam and Nonesuch Records.

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Sam Amidon joins Beth Orton for "Acoustically Heavenly," a benefit concert at The Social in London to help the venue keep its doors open. Amidon plays his own set at 7:30pm and then joins Orton onstage for hers.

---

Jeremy Denk returns to Wigmore Hall in London on Saturday, joined by Joshua Bell on violin, Timothy Ridout on viola, and Steven Isserlis on cello, for a program of works by Schumann and Fauré. The following afternoon, Denk heads to Scotland for a solo recital, featuring works by Beethoven, John Adams, Bizet, Mendelssohn, and Schumann, at Perth Concert Hall.

Denk could be heard performing a BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert and on In Tune earlier this week. He also spoke with NPR’s Weekend Edition about his new double album, c. 1300–c. 2000. “It's kind of an epic poem of human accomplishment and different ways of seeing the world through music,” Denk explains. "So as the centuries unfold, there's periods of impasse, you know, where how do you go on after Beethoven or how do you go on after Bach?” You can hear what else he has to say at npr.org.

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Rhiannon Giddens and multi-instrumentalist Francesco Turrisi, fresh off a tour of Ireland, helped kick off the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee, last night, joining the Nashville Ballet in performing Lucy Negro Redux, for which Giddens wrote an original score. The duo performs songs from the forthcoming album there is no Other at the Church Street United Methodist Church tonight. Giddens joins Richard Thompson and Rachel Grimes for a panel titled Songs of our Ancestors: Making History Present in Music, moderated by NPR's Ann Powers, at Visit Knoxville on Saturday.

there is no Other is available to pre-order in the Nonesuch Store now with an instant download of the album track “I'm on My Way”; a video for the song may be seen here.

---

Kronos Quartet live-scores screenings of filmmaker Sam Green’s A Thousand Thoughts: A Live Documentary at OZ Arts in Nashville tonight and Saturday. The multimedia experience—called “mind-blowing” by Newsweek and “magical" by the Los Angeles Times—blends live music and narration with archival footage and filmed interviews with some of the many artists with whom Kronos has collaborated, like Philip Glass, Tanya Tagaq, Steve Reich, Wu Man, and Terry Riley.

“The greatest piece has never been written yet,” Kronos’s David Harrington tells Nashville Public Radio. “And the job of every musician in the world is to try to make music that reaches further and further into our imaginations and our beings.” You can hear what else he had to say at nashvillepublicradio.org.

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Brad Mehldau performs his new Piano Concerto with Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg and conductor Clark Rundell at Philharmonie Luxembourg tonight. From there, the pianist heads to France for a solo recital at Halle aux Grains in Toulouse on Saturday.

Ahead of his performance of the Piano Concerto at the Barbican last weekend, Mehldau performed excerpts from it on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune. You can listen again here.

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Natalie Merchant concludes her five-city tour of the US Northeast with the Irish band Lúnasa at a sold-out show at Scottish Rite Auditorium in Collingswood, New Jersey, on Saturday.

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Mountain Man, currently touring the US in support of its Nonesuch debut album, Magic Ship, plays Terminal West in Atlanta tonight, a sold-out show at Masonic Temple in Asheville, North Carolina, on Saturday, and St. John's Episcopal Cathedral in Knoxville on Sunday for the Big Ears Festival.

The trio’s set at NPR Music's SXSW Tiny Desk Family Hour last week, which NPR's Stephen Thompson called "softly joyful,” can be seen here.

---

Punch Brothers and Gabriel Kahane continue their US tour at Pabst Theatre in Milwaukee tonight, before heading to Knoxville for sets at Big Ears on Sunday. Kahane plays music from his Nonesuch debut album, Book of Travelers, at The Standard, while Punch Brothers bring their Grammy Award–winning album All Ashore to The Mill & Mine.

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Yola, fresh off her successes at SXSW, is the musical guest on CBS This Morning Saturday. Tune in then to see her perform songs from her Dan Auerbach–produced debut album, Walk Through Fire, out now on Auerbach's Easy Eye Sound label.

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