Photo by Brantley Guttierrez

Photo by Brantley Guttierrez

Chris Thile

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
7:30 PM
Opperman Music Hall

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Genres: bluegrass, classical, jazz, rock

“The most impressive musicians are often versatile, but few match the breadth of the brilliant mandolinist Chris Thile.”- The New York Times

Multiple Grammy Award-winner and MacArthur Fellow Chris Thile, a member of Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek and host of “A Prairie Home Companion,” is a mandolin virtuoso, composer and vocalist. With his broad outlook that encompasses classical, rock, jazz and bluegrass, Thile transcends the border of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic for performers and audiences alike. On this new program, Thile performs Bach solo violin works on the mandolin as well as his own compositions and contemporary music.

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