CELEBRITY SERIES OF BOSTON
ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY 2017 CONCERT BY
AND SPECIAL GUEST ANAÏS MITCHELL
|(Boston) Celebrity Series of Boston today announced the addition to its 2016-2017 season of a performance by banjoist Noam Pikelny and special guest, singer/songwriter Anaïs Mitchell on Saturday, February 11 at 8pm in Sanders Theatre, Cambridge. Tickets for Noam Pikelny and special guest Anaïs Mitchell are available now as part of a subscription order. Individual tickets go on sale September 12. Tickets and information are available at celebrityseries.org/pikelny.
Noam Pikelny, hailed by the Chicago Tribune as the “pros’ top banjo picker,” has emerged as the preeminent banjoist of his generation. Pikelny is a founding member of Punch Brothers, a string ensemble which The Boston Globe calls “a virtuosic revelation” and The New Yorker describes as “wide-ranging and restlessly imaginative.”
Singer and songwriter Anaïs Mitchell, was called by The Independent (UK), “The most engaging, and in some ways, most original artist currently working in the field of new American ‘folk’ music.” Mitchell appeared on the Series in 2016’s Use Your Voice with Patty Griffin and Sara Watkins.
ABOUT CELEBRITY SERIES OF BOSTON
The Celebrity Series has been bringing the very best performers–from orchestras and chamber ensembles, vocal and piano music, to dance companies, jazz, and more–to Boston’s major concert halls for 78 years. The Celebrity Series of Boston believes in the power of excellence and innovation in the performing arts to enrich life experiences, transform lives and build better communities. Through its education initiatives, the Celebrity Series seeks to build a community of Greater Boston where the performing arts are a valued, lifelong, shared experience–on stages, in schools, at home– everywhere.
The Celebrity Series of Boston, Inc. receives generous support from Amy & Joshua Boger, Leslie & Howard Appleby, the Boston Cultural Council, The Boston Foundation, the Stephanie L. Brown Foundation, Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, the Susanne Marcus Collins Foundation, Deloitte LLP, Donna & Mike Egan, Foley & Lardner LLP, Gabor Garai & Susan Pravda, David & Harriet Griesinger, Zachary Haroutunian and the Garbis & Arminé Barsoumian Charitable Foundation, the Charles and Cerise Jacobs Charitable Foundation, Paul L. King, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Joseph McNay, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New England Foundation for the Arts, Eleanor & Frank Pao, The Peabody Foundation, PTC, the Cynthia and John S. Reed Foundation, the Royal Little Family Foundation, the Stifler Family Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Henri A. Termeer, Michael and Susan Thonis,Tufts Health Plan, Sanjay & Sangeeta Verma, Nancy Richmond Winsten, Anonymous, and many others.