AN EVENING WITH CHRIS THILE & EDGAR MEYER

Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer performing

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Event Title:AN EVENING WITH CHRIS THILE & EDGAR MEYER (Tickets)
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Presented in partnership with KUTX

Chris Thile, mandolin
Edgar Meyer, bass

Mandolinist/composer Chris Thile, of Punch Brothers, and bassist/composer Edgar Meyer will team up again in Fall 2014. These two MacArthur Fellows will cross traditional boundaries in a diverse program of largely original music. The duo has collaborated on several critically acclaimed projects including the Grammy-­‐winning Goat Rodeo Sessions (2011), a recording of original compositions (2008, Nonesuch Records) and, most recently, Chris Thile’s 2013 solo recording, Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1, produced by Meyer. The duo’s next recording of new original materials will be released in 2014 on Nonesuch Records.

“…[Thile and Meyer] enact a busy dialogue between bluegrass and classical music, with blinding displays of dexterity as well as stretches of pop-like lyricism.”
The New York Times

“[Edgar Meyer is] the most remarkable virtuoso in the relatively unchronicled history of his instrument”
The New Yorker

“The bass seemed more Mr. Meyer’s partner than his tool…His versatility should be celebrated.
The New York Times

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

Thile is an astonishing exponent of his instrument; every note is charged …

Date and Time:Sep. 27 | 8:00 PM
Contact:PAC Ticket Office
512-471-1444
Admission:$36 - $48
Location:Bass Concert Hall (PAC Building) Maps and Directions
Sponsor:Texas Performing Arts