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Humor writer David Sedaris’ new book, The Best of Me,
is a "must read", according to The New York Times: "It
will be a new experience, knowing that enough time has passed to
find humor in the hardest parts of life. More than ever — we’re
allowed to laugh."
Pianist Jan Lisiecki’s interpretations and techniques
speak to a maturity beyond his age. At 26, he performs over a
hundred yearly concerts worldwide, working with renowned
conductors. He returns to McCarter in an all-Chopin program
of Etudes and Nocturnes.
Two-time Oscar® nominee, and five-time GRAMMY®-winning
trumpeter & composer Terence Blanchard celebrates both the
brilliance of Wayne Shorter’s legacy and the inspiration he has
given Blanchard, influencing his ever-expanding amalgam of music
Béla Fleck LIVE! at Princeton's McCarter Theatre"
tonight was just effortless -- the way the performers could relax into
playing that fast was impressive," Chad concludes by stating,
"Overall, the power of music that these artists brought to the
stage tonight was just awe-inspiring!"
Bill Lockwood, Director of Special Programming at
McCarter, gives a behind-the-scenes look on how and why he brings
phenomenal artists, such as Terence Blanchard and Jan Lisiecki, to our