Poets and Prophets: Rosanne Cash and Mark O’Connor to Perform at Duke

Rosanne Cash - Photo by Jake Chessum
Rosanne Cash – Photo by Jake Chessum
Rosanne Cash and Mark O’Connor will be performing at Duke University (Durham, North Carolina) on Thursday, April 15 of 2010 at 8:00 pm at Page Auditorium. Rosanne Cash’s father, Johnny Cash, picked cotton and listened to gospel in Dyess, Arkansas before becoming the Man in Black. He’s now the subject of a powerful collaboration, as the Grammy-winning Rosanne joins kingpin fiddler Mark O’Connor, in an evening of music inspired by Johnny Cash.

Performing with Mr. O’Connor will be Joey “Arash” Amini on cello and Melissa Marse on piano. The day before the concert, Mark O’Connor will present a lecture and demonstration;  Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 5 pm at Nelson Music Room. Mark O’Connor will discuss and demonstrate his American style of string playing, his improvisational abilities and the process of composition. The event is free and open to the public.

Recordings by Rosanne Cash: The List, The Very Best of Rosanne Cash, Black Cadillac, Seven Year Ache, Rules of Travel, Interiors, King’s Record Shop, Blue Moons and Broken Hearts: The Anthology 1979-1996, Right or Wrong / Seven Year Ache, Somewhere in the Stars / Rhythm & Romance

Mark O’Connor recordings: Jam Session, Appalachia Waltz, Mark O’Connor: Americana Symphony, Heroes, The New Nashville Cats, Liberty!, The Fiddle Concerto, Midnight on the Water

Duke Performances 2009/10 Tickets Available:

by phone: 919-684-4444
on the web: dukeperformances.org
in person: Bryan Center University Box Office
at the door: one hour before showtime

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