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Tessa Lark & Michael Thurber

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Tessa Lark & Michael Thurber
 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
This performance is FREE and outdoors under the NOH canopy on Boyce St. near Memorial Park. No ticket is required. We do ask that you continue to social distance in the park. If you have questions call the Box Office at 803-276-6264.

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Budding superstar in the classical genre, the highly acclaimed vocalist, fiddler, and violinist, Tessa Lark is one of the best young talents of contemporary classical music. Lark has performed with prestigious U.S. chamber orchestras, receiving a Grammy® nomination in 2020, winning the 2012 Naumburg International Violin Competition, and was a recipient of the 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant. 

Acclaimed composer Michael Thurber will join her on stage. From composing for The Royal Shakespeare Company and co-founding the smash YouTube channel CDZA, to creating his Thurber Theater variety show at Joe’s Pub, teaching at NYU’s Clive Davis Institute, and performing in the house band on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”

 

Dates

Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 3:00 P.M.
Tickets are not required for this event. Seating will begin approximately 45 minutes prior to the show.
 
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Considered one of the best young talents in the classical genre, Grammy® nominated violinist and vocalist Tessa Lark made her concert debut at the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra at just age 16. She has performed with prestigious chamber orchestras including the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, the Albany Symphony Orchestra, The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra, and the Louisville Orchestra. Lark has consistently been praised by critics and audiences for her astounding range of sounds, technical agility, and musical elegance. A budding superstar in the classical realm, she is also a highly acclaimed fiddler in the tradition of her native Kentucky, delighting audiences with programming that includes Appalachian and Bluegrass music and inspiring composers to write for her. Don’t miss this critically-acclaimed soloist and classical musician when Tessa Lark comes to Newberry in the spring.