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Pekka Kuusisto, Violin and Nico Muhly, Piano Photo
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin and Nico Muhly, Piano Photo
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Pekka Kuusisto, Violin and Nico Muhly, Piano

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 7:30 PM - Please note the correct time of this concert. We changed the time so as not to compete with the Communiversity ArtsFest. Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall

Ticket Info

ONSTAGE TICKETS FOR THIS CONCERT ARE SOLD OUT.  TICKETS FOR BALCONY SEATS MAY BE PURCHASED BY CALLING THE FRIST BOX OFFICE AT 609-258-9220. THEY ARE OPEN FROM 11AM-5PM MONDAY - FRIDAY.

Program

“Breaking Ground” – music by J.S. Bach, Philip Glass, Arvo Pärt, Nico Muhly, with Finnish folksongs

About the Artist

According to The Telegraph (London), Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto “surely has the most personal sound of any classical violinist now alive.” Composer-pianist Nico Muhly is one of the most celebrated and sought-after classical composers of the last decade and is the youngest composer ever commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera. These ground-breaking classical musicians join forces for a hallmark program of their own curating that combines the music of J.S. Bach with contemporary fare.

Artist Websites

Pekka Kuusisto »
Nico Muhly »

Violinist Pekka Kuusisto plays and sings a popular finnish folksong

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“Kuusisto and Muhly brought a sense of such intimacy and spontaneity...more concerts should feel this way.”

- The Washington Post