Saluting Those Who Served: Music from a Time of War will showcase music written and created during the time of war conflict. Featuring letters from soldiers and those affected by war, the performance will incorporate music, spoken word performance and audience interaction.
Bassist/composer Edgar Meyer and mandolinist/composer Chris Thile, of Punch Brothers, will team up to perform at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. These two MacArthur Fellows will cross traditional boundaries in a diverse program of largely original music.
Cameron challenges the ways in which the organist is promoted and the organ is played. His repertoire includes the complete organ works of Bach, Franck and Liszt, but he has adapted more than 200 works not for the organ: from the piano music of Liszt and Rachmaninoff to re-imaginings of songs by Kate Bush, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and Annie Lennox.