Composer and songwriter Gabriel Kahane is playing Carnegie Hall tonight (10/25) with help from with Shara Worden (My Brightest Diamond) and string quartet Brooklyn Rider. The performance includes the debut of The Fiction Issue, which was commissioned by Carnegie Hall, as well as songs by Ryan Adams, Benjamin Britten, Cee Lo Green, Yotam Haber, Charles Ives, Jerome Kern, Andrew Norman, Robert Schumann, and Chris Thile. Tickets are still available, including $10 student rush tickets.
Kahane will be at Carnegie Hall again on November 5 as part of a program called "Uncommon Threads" where he and Julian Lage, Aoife O'Donovan, and the American Contemporary Music Ensemble will be " exploring the ties between distinctive musical styles." Reservations for that performance can be made here.
Kahane has other dates around the country coming up as well and those are listed below, along with a stream of the Original Cast Recording of his musical, February House which was released this month.
While on the subject of Carnegie Hall, don't forget Fiction will be there on Saturday (10/27) with Deer Tick AND Diamond Rugs. plus help from Jason Isbell, Mark Sultan (BBQ), and Langhorne Slim. A few tickets are still available.
Gabriel Kahane - 2012 Tour Dates
October 25, 2012 - Carnegie Hall (Zankel) recital debut (w/ Brooklyn Rider and Shara Worden) • New York, NY
November 16, 2012 - Carolina Performing Arts (w/ Brooklyn Rider and Shara Worden) • Chapel Hill, NC
December 1, 2012 - The Mint (w/ Rob Moose + Elizabeth and the Catapult) • Los Angeles, CA
December 2, 2012 - Don Quixote's (w/ Rob Moose + Elizabeth and the Catapult) • Santa Cruz, CA
December 3, 2012 - Yoshi's (w/ Rob Moose + Elizabeth and the Catapult) • Oakland, CA
December 4, 2012 - Alberta Rose Theater (w/ Rob Moose + Elizabeth and the Catapult) • Portland, OR
December 6, 2012 - Kirkland Performance Center (w/ Rob Moose + Elizabeth and the Catapult) • Seattle, WA
January 10 and 11, 2013 - Alabama Symphony Orchestra • Birmingham, AL
January 17 and 18, 2013 University Musical Society • Ann Arbor, MI